Northern District, Riga

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Northern District (Latvian: Ziemeļu rajons) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

The Northern District of Riga City
Rīgas pilsētas Ziemeļu rajons
Riga City District
Flag of The Northern District of Riga City
Flag
Coat of arms of The Northern District of Riga City
Coat of arms
Location of the Northern District within Riga City
Location of the Northern District within Riga City
Coordinates: 56°56′56″N 24°6′23″E / 56.94889°N 24.10639°E / 56.94889; 24.10639Coordinates: 56°56′56″N 24°6′23″E / 56.94889°N 24.10639°E / 56.94889; 24.10639
Country  Latvia
Government[1]
 • Type Riga City Council Executive Administration of the Northern District
 • Executive Director Sergejs Hristoļubovs
Area
 • Riga City District 77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Riga City District 79,030
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Metro 695,539 (Riga City)
Ethnicity
 • Latvians 41.17 %
 • Russians 40.30 %
 • Belarusians 4.85 %
 • Ukrainians 4.37 %
 • Poles 1.99 %
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Calling codes 66 & 67
Website www.riga.lv

Administrative divisions[edit]

The Northern District consists of several arrondissements:

  • Čiekurkalns (partly the Vidzeme District),
  • Jaunciems,
  • Kundziņsala,
  • Mangaļsala,
  • Mežaparks,
  • Mīlgrāvis,
  • Pētersala-Andrejsala,
  • Sarkandaugava,
  • Trīsciems,
  • Vecāķi,
  • Vecdaugava,
  • Vecmīlgrāvis.

Education[edit]

There are 12 secondary education establishments (schools) in the Northern District:[2]

Educational establishment Main language of studies Address
Riga State Gymnasium No. 2 Latvian Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 1
Riga Secondary School No. 10 Russian Lenču iela 1
Riga Secondary School No. 13 Russian Pulkveža Brieža iela 25
Riga Secondary Evening School No. 18 Latvian/Russian Sīmaņu iela 17
Riga Secondary School No. 28 Latvian Sliežu iela 23
Riga Secondary School No. 29 Russian Lēdurgas iela 26
Riga Secondary School No. 31 Latvian Skuju iela 11
Riga Secondary School No. 37 Russian Čiekurkalna 1. līnija 53
Riga Secondary School No. 46 Russian Skuju iela 28
Pushkin Lyceum Russian Sarkandaugavas iela 22
Riga Special Basic Boarding School Latvian Slāvu iela 19, Stokholmas iela 26 (primary school), Baltāsbaznīcas iela 40 (for kids with physical or mental disabilities)
Riga Special Secondary School No. 66 Latvian/Russian Katrīnas iela 2
Riga Basic School No. 7 Latvian Jaunciema iela 4. šķ. 4
Jānis Poruks Riga Secondary School Latvian Gaujas iela 23, Lībekas iela 27
Riga Cultures Secondary School Latvian Ganību dambis 7
Riga Secondary School of Rīnūži Russian Ziemeļblāzmas iela 59

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