Aizpute Municipality

Aizpute Municipality

Aizputes novads
Coat of arms of Aizpute Municipality
Coat of arms
Aizputes novads karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2009
CentreAizpute
Government
 • MayorJuris Grasmanis
Area
 • Total639.8 km2 (247.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total8,355
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Websitewww.aizputesnovads.lv

Aizpute Municipality (Latvian: Aizputes novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Aizpute town, Aizpute parish, Cīrava parish, Kalvene parish, Kazdanga parish and Laža parish the administrative centre being Aizpute.

Notable people[edit]

Latvian dissident and 2018 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Lidija Doronina-Lasmane was born in Aizpute Municipality.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Aizpute is twinned with:[2]

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References[edit]

Coordinates: 56°43′N 21°36′E / 56.717°N 21.600°E / 56.717; 21.600