Saldus Municipality

Saldus Municipality

Saldus novads
Saldus novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2009
CentreSaldus
Government
 • MayorMāris Zusts
Area
 • Total1,683.3 km2 (649.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total22 006[2]
Websitesaldus.lv

Saldus Municipality (Latvian: Saldus novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Saldus town, Ezere Parish, Jaunauce Parish, Jaunlutriņi Parish, Kursīši Parish, Lutriņi Parish, Nīgrande Parish, Novadnieki Parish, Pampāļi Parish, Ruba Parish, Saldus Parish, Šķēde Parish, Vadakste Parish, Zaņa Parish, Zirņi Parish and Zvārde Parish, the administrative centre being Saldus.

Population[edit]

Territorial unit Population (year)
Ezere parish 1121 (2018)[3]
Jaunauce parish 342 (2018)
Jaunlutriņi parish 739 (2018)
Kursīši parish 807 (2018)
Lutriņi parish 1286 (2018)
Nīgrande parish 1347 (2018)
Novadnieki parish 1652 (2018)
Pampāļi parish 597 (2018)
Ruba parish 715 (2018)
Saldus 10810 (2018)
Saldus parish 1549 (2018)
Šķēde parish 572 (2018)
Vadakste parish 406 (2018)
Zaņa parish 624 (2018)
Zirņi parish 1564 (2018)
Zvārde parish 385 (2018)

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Saldus is twinned with:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 56°40′N 22°30′E / 56.667°N 22.500°E / 56.667; 22.500