Kandava Municipality

Kandava Municipality

Kandavas novads
Coat of arms of Kandava Municipality
Coat of arms
Kandavas novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed1999
CentreKandava
Government
 • MayorRolands Bārenis
Area
 • Total650.9 km2 (251.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total10,057
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Websitewww.kandava.lv

Kandava Municipality (Latvian: Kandavas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 1999 by merging Cēre parish and Kandava town with its countryside territory. Later it absorbed Matkule parish, Vāne parish, Zante parish and Zemīte parish the administrative centre being Kandava.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Kandava is a member of the Charter of European Rural Communities, a town twinning association across the European Union.[3]

Charter of European Rural Communities

Other twin towns[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government of the Republic of Latvia Archived 7 February 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ The Central Election Commission of Latvia
  3. ^ "Charter members". europeancharter.eu. Charter of European Rural Communities. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  4. ^ "Kandavas novada pašvaldības ārvalstu sadarbības partneri". kandava.lv (in Latvian). Kandava. Retrieved 6 September 2019.

Coordinates: 57°02′29″N 22°46′23″E / 57.04139°N 22.77306°E / 57.04139; 22.77306