Dobele Municipality

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Dobele Municipality
Dobeles novads
Municipality
Coat of arms of Dobele Municipality
Coat of arms
Dobeles novads karte.png
Country  Latvia
Formed 2009
Centre Dobele
Government
 • Mayor Andrejs Spridzāns
Area[1]
 • Total 889.7 km2 (343.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 24,521
 • Density 28/km2 (71/sq mi)
Website www.dobele.lv

Dobele Municipality (Latvian: Dobeles novads) is a municipality in the historical region of Zemgale, and the Zemgale Planning Region in Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Dobele town and the Annenieki, Auri, Bērze, Biksti, Dobele, Jaunbērze, Krimūna, Naudīte, Penkule and Zebrene parishes, the administrative centre being Dobele.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government of the Republic of Latvia Archived February 7, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ The Central Election Commission of Latvia
  3. ^ "Pilsēta un pagasti ; Dobeles novada pašvaldība" [Town and parishes ; Dobele Municipality self-government] (in Latvian). Dobele Municipality. Archived from the original on 2010-06-25. Retrieved 2010-09-26. 

Coordinates: 56°39′00″N 23°14′00″E / 56.6500°N 23.2333°E / 56.6500; 23.2333