Ventspils Municipality

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Ventspils Municipality
Ventspils novads
Municipality
Coat of arms of Ventspils Municipality
Coat of arms
Ventspils novada karte.png
Country  Latvia
Formed 2009
Centre Ventspils (extraterritorially)
Government
 • Mayor Aivars Mucenieks
Area[1]
 • Total 2,462.3 km2 (950.7 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 13,786
 • Density 5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)
Website www.ventspilsnovads.lv

Ventspils Municipality (Latvian: Ventspils novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Piltene town, Ance parish, Jūrkalne parish, Piltene rural community (from 2010 Piltene parish), Pope parish, Puze parish, Tārgale parish, Ugāle parish, Usma parish, Užava parish, Vārve parish, Ziras parish and Zlēkas parish; the administration located in Ventspils city, which is not included in this municipality.

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Coordinates: 57°23′N 21°33′E / 57.383°N 21.550°E / 57.383; 21.550