|• Mayor||Roberts Ozols|
|• Total||6.8 km2 (2.6 sq mi)|
|• Water||2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi)|
|• Rural territory||101 km2 (39 sq mi)|
|• Density||364/km2 (940/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Calling code||+371 650|
|Number of city council members||8|
The construction of the town was started in 1936 as a settlement to house the workers constructing the Ķegums Hydroelectric Power Station. Ķegums was granted town status in 1991.
Ķegums has been host to the Latvian Grand Prix of Motocross World Championship and Sidecarcross World Championship numerous times. Ķegums hosted Latvian Grand Prix of Motocross World Championship during the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015.
- VENUES USED IN GP 1971-2005 The John Davy Pages, accessed: 2 November 2009
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