Ķekava Municipality

Ķekava Municipality

Ķekavas novads
Flag of Ķekava Municipality
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Coat of arms of Ķekava Municipality
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Ķekavas novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2009
CentreĶekava
Government
 • MayorAndis Damlics
Area
 • Total273 km2 (105 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total22,788
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Websitewww.kekava.lv

Ķekava Municipality (Latvian: Ķekavas novads) is a municipality in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Baloži town, Daugmale Parish and Ķekava Parish, the administrative centre being Ķekava.

Sightseeing[edit]

  • Local History Museum of Ķekava
  • Museum of Daugmale elementary school
  • Pines of Katlakalns
  • Ostvald's canal
  • Ķekava (Dole) Lutheran Church
  • Lutheran church in Odukalns
  • Katlakalns Church
  • Dole Recreation center
  • Ķekava primary school
  • Manor house of Rāmava
  • Memorial stone to honor repressed people from the region
  • E. Ostwald’s Memorial stone
  • Gravestones of Garlieb Merkel and Johann Heinrich Baumann in Katlakalns cemetery
  • Memorial stone for Roberts Mūrnieks
  • Memorial stone "Refugee road"
  • Jāņi Hill – sacred hill of ancestors
  • Death Island
  • World War I cemetery at Truseļi
  • Katlakalns World War I cemetery
  • Baloži Frog
  • Fountain in Baloži
  • Titurga lake
  • Daugmale castle mound
  • Mūlkalns[3]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Ķekava is twinned with:[4]

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Coordinates: 56°52′N 24°07′E / 56.867°N 24.117°E / 56.867; 24.117