Viesīte Municipality

Viesīte Municipality

Viesītes novads
Viesītes novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2009
CentreViesīte
Government
 • MayorJuris Līcis
Area
 • Total650.5 km2 (251.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total4,705
 • Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Websitewww.viesite.lv

Viesīte Municipality (Latvian: Viesītes novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Elkšņi parish, Rite parish, Sauka parish and Viesīte town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Viesīte. In 2010 Viesīte parish was created from the countryside territory of Viesīte town.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Viesīte is twinned with:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government of the Republic of Latvia". Raplm.gov.lv. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Iedzīvotāju skaits Latvijā". Web.cvk.lv. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Starptautiskā sadarbība". viesite.lv (in Latvian). Viesīte. Retrieved 2019-09-01.

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Coordinates: 56°21′N 25°33′E / 56.350°N 25.550°E / 56.350; 25.550