List of cities and towns in Latvia

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Major and regional cities of Latvia Latvija novadi un pilsetas.png
Major and regional cities of Latvia

There are 9 cities (Latvian : Republikas pilsētas, "republican cities") and 67 towns (Latvian : Novada pilsētas, "municipality towns") in Latvia. By Latvian law, towns are settlements that are centers of culture and commerce with a well-developed architectural-infrastructure and street grid, and have at least 2,000 residents; however, a settlement can be designated a town if it has fewer residents, but fulfills all other requirements. To become a city, a town must have at least 25,000 residents. Additionally, cities should have a well-developed commercial district, transport, public utilities, social infrastructure, and be a significant center of culture. However, these requirements may be disregarded if there is sufficient population. [1]

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Cities

Riga Riga skyline.jpg
Riga
Daugavpils Daugavpils University square.jpg
Daugavpils
Liepaja Liepaja view.jpg
Liepāja
Jelgava Jelgava aerial view.jpg
Jelgava
Jurmala Jurmala juli 2005.jpg
Jūrmala
Ventspils Ventspilis. Kuldigas gatve, 2006-09-22.jpg
Ventspils
Rezekne Rezekne Sapju Dievmates katolu baznica 1999-09-14.jpg
Rēzekne
Valmiera Valmiera kesklinn.JPG
Valmiera
Jekabpils Jekabpils pilsetas laukums.JPG
Jēkabpils
CityPopulation (2013) [2] Population (2019) [3]
Daugavpils   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of arms of Daugavpils.svg
93,31282,604
Jēkabpils   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Jekabpils.svg
24,63522,076
Jelgava   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Escut Jelgava.png
59,51155,972
Jūrmala   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Jurmala.svg
50,84049,325
Liepāja   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Liepaja.svg
76,73168,945
Rēzekne   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Rezekne.svg
32,32827,820
Rīga   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Greater Coat of Arms of Riga - for display.svg
658,640632,614
Valmiera   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
COA LV Valmiera.svg
25,13023,125
Ventspils   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
LVA Ventspils COA.svg
38,75034,377

Towns

TownPopulation (2010) [2] Population (2018) [3] Municipality [1]
Ainaži   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Ainazi gerb.png
1,008787 Salacgrīva Municipality
Aizkraukle   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Aizkraukle gerb.png
8,7097,489 Aizkraukle Municipality
Aizpute   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Aizpute.png
5,1044,443 Aizpute Municipality
Aknīste   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Akniste.png
1,2241,078 Aknīste Municipality
Aloja   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Aloja.svg
1,3531,197 Aloja Municipality
Alūksne   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Aluksne.png
8,9007,555 Alūksne Municipality
Ape   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
LVA Ape COA.png
1,083907 Ape Municipality
Auce   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Auce.png
3,0762,640 Auce Municipality
Baldone   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Baldone.png
2,3993,966 Baldone Municipality
Baloži   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Balozi.svg
5,6656,529 Ķekava Municipality
Balvi   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Balvi.svg
7,9066,696 Balvi Municipality
Bauska   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
WappenBauska.png
10,0608,988 Bauska Municipality
Brocēni   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Broceni.svg
3,4113,117 Brocēni Municipality
Cēsis   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Cesis gerb.png
18,02116,888 Cēsis Municipality
Cesvaine   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Cesvaine.svg
1,6681,443 Cesvaine Municipality
Dagda   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Dagda.svg
2,5022,108 Dagda Municipality
Dobele   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Escut Dobele.png
11,1529,702 Dobele Municipality
Durbe   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Durbe gerb.png
620542 Durbe Municipality
Grobiņa   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Grobina gerb.png
4,2183,861 Grobiņa Municipality
Gulbene   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Gulbene.svg
8,8077,779 Gulbene Municipality
Ikšķile   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Ikskile.svg
4,0527,359 Ikšķile Municipality
Ilūkste   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Ilukste.svg
2,8562,502 Ilūkste Municipality
Jaunjelgava   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Jaunjelgava.png
2,2461,999 Jaunjelgava Municipality
Kandava   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Kandava gerb.png
4,2253,831 Kandava Municipality
Kārsava   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Karsava gerb.png
2,4202,105 Kārsava Municipality
Krāslava   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Kraslava.svg
10,1608,653 Krāslava Municipality
Kuldīga   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Escut Kuldiga.png
12,75511,275 Kuldīga Municipality
Ķegums   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Kegums gerb.png
2,4872,271 Ķegums Municipality
Lielvārde   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
WappenLielvarde.png
6,8376,369 Lielvārde Municipality
Līgatne   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Ligatne gerb.png
1,2391,094 Līgatne Municipality
Limbaži   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Limbazi gerb.png
8,5017,498 Limbaži Municipality
Līvāni   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Livani gerb.png
8,9347,939 Līvāni Municipality
Lubāna   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Lubana.svg
1,8731,667 Lubāna Municipality
Ludza   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Escut Ludza.png
9,5758,387 Ludza Municipality
Madona   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Madona.svg
8,7347,646 Madona Municipality
Mazsalaca   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Mazsalaca gerb.png
1,4741,264 Mazsalaca Municipality
Ogre   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Ogre.svg
26,16724,768 Ogre Municipality
Olaine   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Olaine.gerb.png
12,66711,342 Olaine Municipality
Pāvilosta   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Pavilosta gerb.png
1,134980 Pāvilosta Municipality
Piltene   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Piltene gerb.png
1,053904 Ventspils Municipality
Pļaviņas   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Plavinas gerb.png
3,6923,248 Pļaviņas Municipality
Preiļi   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Escut Preili.svg
7,9706,817 Preiļi Municipality
Priekule   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Priekule gerb.png
2,4412,091 Priekule Municipality
Rūjiena   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Rujiena gerb.png
3,3772,912 Rūjiena Municipality
Sabile   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Sabile gerb.png
1,4041,552 Talsi Municipality
Salacgrīva   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Salacgriva gerb.png
3,2812,823 Salacgrīva Municipality
Salaspils   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Salaspils gerb.png
18,15918,698 Salaspils Municipality
Saldus   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Saldus.png
12,30610,869 Saldus Municipality
Saulkrasti   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Saulkrasti.svg
3,2993,176 Saulkrasti Municipality
Seda   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Seda gerb.png
1,5471,248 Strenči Municipality
Sigulda   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Sigulda.svg
11,16811,191 Sigulda Municipality
Skrunda   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Skrunda.svg
2,4682,118 Skrunda Municipality
Smiltene   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Smiltene.svg
5,7635,349 Smiltene Municipality
Staicele   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Staicele gerb.png
1,152951 Aloja Municipality
Stende   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Stende gerb.png
1,8681,743 Talsi Municipality
Strenči   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Strenci gerb.png
1,4041,140 Strenči Municipality
Subate   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Subate gerb.png
749663 Ilūkste Municipality
Talsi   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Talsi.svg
11,20110,070 Talsi Municipality
Tukums   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Tukums.svg
19,96118,414 Tukums Municipality
Valdemārpils   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Valdemarpils.svg
1,3961,343 Talsi Municipality
Valka   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Coat of Arms of Valka.svg
6,0475,181 Valka Municipality
Vangaži   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Vangazi gerb.png
3,9993,649 Inčukalns Municipality
Varakļāni   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Varaklani gerb.png
2,1061,897 Varakļāni Municipality
Viesīte   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Viesite gerb.png
1,9021,615 Viesīte Municipality
Viļaka   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Vilaka gerb.png
1,5251,364 Viļaka Municipality
Viļāni   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Vilani gerb.png
3,4683,035 Viļāni Municipality
Zilupe   Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation   
Escut Zilupe.PNG
1,7461,511 Zilupe Municipality

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References

  1. 1 2 Law On Administrative Territories and Populated Areas [ permanent dead link ]
  2. 1 2 "Latvijas iedzīvotāju skaits pašvaldībās" (PDF). Centrālās statistikas pārvaldes datubāzes (in Latvian). Retrieved 2019-10-25.
  3. 1 2 "Iedzīvotāju skaits un tā izmaiņas statistiskajos reģionos, republikas pilsētās, novadu pilsētās un novados". Centrālās statistikas pārvaldes datubāzes (in Latvian). Retrieved 2019-06-16.