The City Council Tourism Business
Name day today:Ariadne, Eleonora
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Tuesday, February 21
16:21
Local weather
Air t° 3.03 °C
Wind ZZR 1.76 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 98.85 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 21.02.2017. 16:17
Water temperature
0 °C
City beach
measurment 21.02.2017.
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 2.09 μg/m3
Dust 42.69 μg/m3
RAF mikrorajons
NO2 2.04 μg/m3
Dust 40.92 μg/m3
Rūpniecības iela 77a
NO2 2.07 μg/m3
Dust 33.69 μg/m3
measurment 10.03.2016.
Currency rates *
( 20.02.2017.)
EUR -
USD - 1.0616
GBP - 0.85145
Easter Promenade Comment
Venue: April 16th, 2017
Place: Park of Jelgava palace


Easter in Jelgava is time when every family is invited to take a stroll through the park of Jelgava palace, look for eggs that had been hidden by Easter bunny, listen to folklore groups, dance and sing together with others and play all kind of games – egg rolling, painting on pavement, pot hitting and darting eggs into a basket. All visitors will be given the opportunity to buy all kind of treats and trinkets at the Easter Fair.
Ice sculpture park is closed Comment
The 19th International Ice Sculpture Festival in Jelgava is over, which was attended by more than 85 thousand spectators. On Tuesday spring weather and the sun affects the sculptures melted and  no longer can be viewed.
In The Highlight
Ice-skating on Pasta island Comment
On Pasta island, near the bridge "Mītava" everyone is welcome to enjoy winter activities on open- air ice skating rink!
   
What's On
Special dishes of Jelgava Comment
Jelgava Crafts' High school Food Laboratory has developed special dishes of the city – Duke's sail and Charlotte's kiss. The taste of these dishes reminds of the history of once mighty capital of Courland Duchy.
About Jelgava City *
Aerial view of Jelgava Palace and city
Jelgava City Coat of Arms
Jelgava (pronounced [jælɡava]), also referred to as Mītava or Mitau
Population: 60 000
Territory: 60,32 km2
Elevation: 2,5 - 4,5 m above the sea level
Climate: Warm summer and spring, relatively mild autumn, cold winter. First frosts are observed in the begining of October; first snowfalls happen in December; snow melts by the end of March.
Ethnic composition: 58,9% Latvians, 26,9% Russians, 5,6% Belarusians, 2,5% Ukrainians, 1,9% Poles, 1,4% Lithuanians, 0,8% Romanies, 2% other (2015)
Situated just 42 km away from Riga.
Hub of six main motorways and five railway lines.
Notable industrial, administrative, educational and culture centre.

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