Preiļi Municipality

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Preiļi Municipality
Preiļu novads
Municipality
Flag of Preiļi Municipality
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Coat of arms of Preiļi Municipality
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Preiļu novada karte.png
Country  Latvia
Formed 2000
Centre Preiļi
Government
 • Mayor Aldis Adamovičs
Area[1]
 • Total 365.3 km2 (141.0 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 11,973
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Website www.preili.lv

Preiļi Municipality (Latvian: Preiļu novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Aizkalne parish, Preiļi parish and Preiļi town. In 2009 it absorbed Pelēči parish and Sauna parish, too the administrative centre being Preiļi.

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Coordinates: 56°18′N 26°43′E / 56.300°N 26.717°E / 56.300; 26.717