Brocēni

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Brocēni
Town
Flag of Brocēni
Flag
Coat of arms of Brocēni
Coat of arms
Brocēni is located in Latvia
Brocēni
Brocēni
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 56°40′N 22°34′E / 56.667°N 22.567°E / 56.667; 22.567Coordinates: 56°40′N 22°34′E / 56.667°N 22.567°E / 56.667; 22.567
Country  Latvia
Town rights 1992
Government
 • Mayor Arvīds Mēters
Area
 • Total 8.55 km2 (3.30 sq mi)
 • Rural territory 100.349 km2 (38.745 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 3,445
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code LV-3851; LV-3801
Calling code +371 638
Number of city council members 11

Brocēni (About this sound pronunciation ;German: Brotzen) is a town in southern Latvia along the river Ciecere in the Brocēni municipality. The town is near lake Ciecere, which contains a large deposit of limestone, which is used in the manufacture of cement. During the Second World War, a cement and slate factory was built in the town.[1] It is also home to the Starts Brocēni football club.


See also[edit]

List of cities in Latvia

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