Valka District

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Valka
District
Latvia-Valka.png
Country Latvia
Area
 • Total 2,440 km2 (940 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 31,314
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Website valka.lv/

Valka district (Latvian: Valkas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east. The district's area was 2441 km2. The population was 31,314 inhabitants in 2008.[1] The district contained 4 towns and 17 parishes. The towns are: Valka (6459), Smiltene (5996), Strenči (1474), and Seda (1692).

Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RESIDENT POPULATION BY REGION, CITY AND DISTRICT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR". Centrālās statistikas pārvaldes datu bāzes. Retrieved 15 March 2009. 

Coordinates: 57°46′30″N 26°00′36″E / 57.77500°N 26.01000°E / 57.77500; 26.01000