Alūksne Municipality

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Alūksne Municipality
Alūksnes novads
Municipality
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Country  Latvia
Formed 2009
Centre Alūksne
Government
 • Mayor Aivars Fomins
Area[1]
 • Total 1,699.8 km2 (656.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 19,558
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Website www.aluksne.lv

Alūksne Municipality (Latvian: Alūksnes novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. It is located in the northeast of the country and borders Pskov Oblast of Russia. The administrative center of the municipality is Alūksne.

History[edit]

The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Alsviķi parish, Anna parish, Ilzene parish, Jaunalūksne parish, Jaunanna parish, Jaunlaicene parish, Kalncempji parish, Liepna parish, Maliena parish, Mālupe parish, Mārkalne parish, Pededze parish, Veclaicene parish, Zeltiņi parish, Ziemeri parish, and the town of Alūksne.

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