Kandava Municipality

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Kandava Municipality

Kandavas novads
Coat of arms of Kandava Municipality
Coat of arms
Kandavas novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed1999
CentreKandava
Government
 • MayorRolands Bārenis
Area
 • Total650.9 km2 (251.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total10,057
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Websitewww.kandava.lv

Kandava Municipality (Latvian: Kandavas novads) is a municipality in Courland, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 1999 by merging Cēre parish and Kandava town with its countryside territory. Later it absorbed Matkule parish, Vāne parish, Zante parish and Zemīte parish the administrative centre being Kandava.

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Coordinates: 57°02′29″N 22°46′23″E / 57.04139°N 22.77306°E / 57.04139; 22.77306