Zaļenieki parish

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Zaļenieki parish (Latvian: Zaļenieku pagasts) is an administrative unit in the western part of the Jelgava Municipality, Latvia. It borders the Parishes of Glūda, Svēte, Lielplatone, Vilce, Tērvete, and Augstkalne. Rivers Auce, Dorupīte, Eglone, Svēte, and Tērvete flow through Zaļenieki.

Zaļenieki manor house
Municipality Jelgavas Novads
Administreative Centre Zaļenieki
Area 122,83 km2
Population (2010) 690
Population Density 13.8 per km2

Towns, villages and settlements of Zaļenieki parish[edit]

Zaļenieki, Spurģi, Ūziņi, Apgunste.

Notable people[edit]

  • Poet Aspazija (1865 - 1943) was born in Daukšas, Zaļenieki Parish

Coordinates: 56°31′43″N 23°30′43″E / 56.52861°N 23.51194°E / 56.52861; 23.51194