Preiļi Municipality

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Preiļi Municipality

Preiļu novads
Flag of Preiļi Municipality
Flag
Coat of arms of Preiļi Municipality
Coat of arms
Preiļu novada karte.png
Country Latvia
Formed2000
CentrePreiļi
Government
 • MayorMaruta Plivda
Area
 • Total365.3 km2 (141.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total11,973
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Websitewww.preili.lv

Preiļi Municipality (Latvian: Preiļu novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2000 by merging Aizkalne parish, Preiļi parish and Preiļi town. In 2009 it absorbed Pelēči parish and Sauna parish, too the administrative centre being Preiļi.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Preiļi is twinned with:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ministry of Regional Development and Local Government of the Republic of Latvia
  2. ^ The Central Election Commission of Latvia
  3. ^ "Starptautiskā sadarbība". preili.lv (in Latvian). Preiļi. Retrieved 2019-09-01.

Coordinates: 56°18′N 26°43′E / 56.300°N 26.717°E / 56.300; 26.717