Dobele Municipality

Dobele Municipality

Dobeles novads
Coat of arms of Dobele Municipality
Coat of arms
Dobeles novads karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2009
CentreDobele
Government
 • MayorAndrejs Spridzāns
Area
 • Total889.7 km2 (343.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total24,521
 • Density28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Websitewww.dobele.lv

Dobele Municipality (Latvian: Dobeles novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Zemgale, and the Zemgale Planning Region in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Dobele town and the Annenieki, Auri, Bērze, Biksti, Dobele, Jaunbērze, Krimūna, Naudīte, Penkule and Zebrene parishes, the administrative centre being Dobele.[3]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Dobele is twinned with:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government of the Republic of Latvia Archived February 7, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "The Central Election Commission of Latvia". Archived from the original on 2012-02-05. Retrieved 2009-08-05.
  3. ^ "Pilsēta un pagasti ; Dobeles novada pašvaldība" [Town and parishes ; Dobele Municipality self-government] (in Latvian). Dobele Municipality. Archived from the original on 2010-06-25. Retrieved 2010-09-26.
  4. ^ "Sadarbības partneri". dobele.lv (in Latvian). Dobele. Retrieved 2019-08-31.

Coordinates: 56°39′00″N 23°14′00″E / 56.6500°N 23.2333°E / 56.6500; 23.2333