Daugavpils Municipality

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Daugavpils Municipality
Daugavpils novads
Flag of Daugavpils Municipality
Coat of arms of Daugavpils Municipality
Coat of arms
Daugavpils novads karte.png
Country  Latvia
Formed 2009
Centre Daugavpils (extraterritorially)
 • Mayor Janīna Jalinska
 • Total 1,877.6 km2 (724.9 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 28,733
 • Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Website www.dnd.lv

Daugavpils Municipality (Latvian: Daugavpils novads) is a municipality in Latgalia, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Ambeļi parish, Biķernieki parish, Demene parish, Dubna parish, Kalkūne parish, Kalupe parish, Laucesa parish, Līksna parish, Maļinova parish, Medumi parish, Naujene parish, Nīcgale parish, Saliena parish, Skrudaliena parish, Svente parish, Tabore parish, Vabole parish, Vecsaliena parish and Višķi parish, with the administration located in Daugavpils city, which is not included within the municipality.


Ethnic composition[edit]

As of 1 January 2010 the ethnic composition of the municipality is as follows:[3]

Ethnic group Number %
Russians 12182 42,72 %
Latvians 9494 33,29 %
Poles 3673 12,88 %
Belarusians 1898 6,66 %
Ukrainians 411 1,44 %
Others 859 3,01 %


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Coordinates: 55°53′N 26°32′E / 55.883°N 26.533°E / 55.883; 26.533