Vārkava Municipality

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Vārkava Municipality
Vārkavas novads
Municipality
Coat of arms of Vārkava Municipality
Coat of arms
Vārkavas novada karte.png
Country  Latvia
Formed 2002
Centre Vecvārkava
Government
 • Mayor Antra Vilcāne
Area[1]
 • Total 288.9 km2 (111.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 2,412
 • Density 8.3/km2 (22/sq mi)

Vārkava Municipality (Latvian: Vārkavas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2002 by merging Rožkalni parish and Upmale parish. In 2009 it absorbed Vārkava parish, too; the administrative centre being Vecvārkava.

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Coordinates: 56°16′30″N 26°39′30″E / 56.27500°N 26.65833°E / 56.27500; 26.65833