Talsi

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Talsi
Town
Talsi
Talsi
Flag of Talsi
Flag
Coat of arms of Talsi
Coat of arms
Talsi is located in Latvia
Talsi
Talsi
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 57°15′N 22°36′E / 57.250°N 22.600°E / 57.250; 22.600Coordinates: 57°15′N 22°36′E / 57.250°N 22.600°E / 57.250; 22.600
Country  Latvia
District Talsi municipality
Town rights 1917
Government
 • Mayor Miervaldis Krotovs
Area
 • Total 7.8 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 11,371
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code LV-320(1-3)
Calling code +371 632
Number of city council members 11

Talsi (About this sound pronunciation ; Livonian: Tālsa, German: Talsen) (population 12,879) is a town in Latvia. It is the center of Talsi municipality.

Talsi[edit]

Talsi - known as 'The Town of Nine Hills' - perches above two lakes. Talsi's history is in its calm, cobbled streets and in its well-preserved parks, which feature cherry and apple tree gardens.

The ancient Curonian hill fort is in the heart of Talsi, and standing atop it affords a panorama of the whole town. Talsians enjoy walking, dancing and singing in different cultural events. In the summer months, Sauleskaln's open-air scene becomes the center of local life, where there are many different concerts and events.

Lutheran church in Talsi

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Talsi crater on Mars is named after Talsi.

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