Ilūkste Municipality

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Ilūkste Municipality
Ilūkstes novads
Municipality
Flag of Ilūkste Municipality
Flag
Coat of arms of Ilūkste Municipality
Coat of arms
MapaIlūkstes.PNG
Country  Latvia
Formed 2003
Centre Ilūkste
Government
 • Mayor Stefans Rāzna
Area[1]
 • Total 647.9 km2 (250.2 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 9,231
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Website www.ilukste.lv

Ilūkste Municipality (Latvian: Ilūkstes novads) is a municipality in Selonia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2003 by merging Pilskalne Parish, Šēdere Parish, Bebrene Parish and Ilūkste town. In 2009 it absorbed Dviete parish, Eglaine parish and Subate town with its rural area the administrative centre being Ilūkste. In 2010 the rural area of Subate was reorganised as a separate territorial entity, Prode parish.

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic composition[edit]

As of 1 January 2010 the ethnic composition of the municipality is as follows:[3]

Ethnic group Number %
Latvians 5765 63,41 %
Russians 1871 20,58 %
Poles 770 8,47 %
Belarusians 251 2,76 %
Lithuanians 242 2,66 %
Others 192 2,11 %

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