Kandava Municipality

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Kandava Municipality
Kandavas novads
Municipality
Coat of arms of Kandava Municipality
Coat of arms
Kandavas novada karte.png
Country  Latvia
Formed 1999
Centre Kandava
Government
 • Mayor Rolands Bārenis
Area[1]
 • Total 650.9 km2 (251.3 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 10,057
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Website www.kandava.lv

Kandava Municipality (Latvian: Kandavas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 1999 by merging Cēre parish and Kandava town with its countryside territory. Later it absorbed Matkule parish, Vāne parish, Zante parish and Zemīte parish the administrative centre being Kandava.

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Coordinates: 57°02′29″N 22°46′23″E / 57.04139°N 22.77306°E / 57.04139; 22.77306