Brocēni Municipality

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Brocēni Municipality

Brocēnu novads
Coat of arms of Brocēni Municipality
Coat of arms
Brocenu novads karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2001
CentreBrocēni
Government
 • MayorAivars Mēters
Area
 • Total498.5 km2 (192.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total7,215
 • Density14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Websitewww.broceni.lv

Brocēni Municipality (Latvian: Brocēnu novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2001 by merging Blīdene parish, Remte parish and Brocēni town with its countryside territory, the administrative centre being Brocēni. In 2009 the municipality absorbed Gaiķi parish, too. In 2010 Ciecere parish was created from the countryside territory of Brocēni town.

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Coordinates: 56°44′00″N 22°39′00″E / 56.7333°N 22.6500°E / 56.7333; 22.6500