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Friday, March 27
Local weather
Air t° 8.58 °C
Wind DA 2.78 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 64.73 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 27.03.2015. 01:35
Water temperature
5 °C
City beach
measurment 27.03.2015.
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 1.45 μg/m3
Dust 45.92 μg/m3
RAF mikrorajons
NO2 1.93 μg/m3
Dust 49.54 μg/m3
Rūpniecības iela 77a
NO2 1.38 μg/m3
Dust 52.38 μg/m3
measurment 12.03.2015.
Currency rates *
( 26.03.2015.)
USD - 1.0973
GBP - 0.7371
Easter Promenade Comment
Venue: April 5th, 2015
Place: Park of Jelgava palace

Time before Easter – it’s 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.
Jelgava City Festival – 750th Anniversary Comment
This year Jelgava is celebrating its 750th anniversary. Inhabitants are preparing for this date very carefully, so this year is going to be very splendid, loud and unforgettable. Below you can find the list of the biggest events of 2015:
In The Highlight
New tourism newspaper „Jelgava 2015" is now available Comment
The tourism newspaper „Jelgava 2015" contains the information about the biggest events this year, which is also the city's 750th anniversary.  The tourism newspaper provides information about interesting sights, tour route maps and other useful information about Jelgava. Newspaper is published in six languages - Latvian, Russian, English, Estonian, Lithuanian and French.
What's On
Thematic creative activities in Holy Trinity Church Tower Comment
Here you can get acquainted with a full list of creative activities to take place in Jelgava Holy Trinity Church Tower in 2015. For more information please call 63005445.
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: 64 279
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: 57,3% Latvians, 27,8% Russians, 5,7% Belarusians, 2,7% Ukrainians, 2% Poles, 1,4% Lithuanians, 1,2% Romanies, 1,9% other (2012)
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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