The City Council Tourism Business
Name day today:Mirdza, Žanete, Žanna
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Thursday, March 23
4:21
Local weather
Air t° 1.66 °C
Wind DDR 2.51 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 89 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 23.03.2017. 04:17
Water temperature
5 °C
City beach
measurment 23.03.2017.
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 *
( 22.03.2017.)
EUR -
USD - 1.0807
GBP - 0.8679
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.
Edīte Pauls-Vīgnere exhibition “Old Lace” Comment

Until 16 March in the exhibition hall of the St.Trinity church tower the Edīte Pauls-Vīgnere exhibition “Old Lace” will be open for visitors. The exhibition displays the artist’s portraits complemented by vintage lace.

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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