Aknīste Municipality

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Aknīste Municipality
Aknīstes novads
Municipality
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Country  Latvia
Formed 2009
Centre Aknīste
Government
 • Mayor Ingrīda Vendele
Area[1]
 • Total 285 km2 (110 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 3,303
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Website www.akniste.lv

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

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Coordinates: 56°09′38″N 25°47′53″E / 56.16056°N 25.79806°E / 56.16056; 25.79806