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Sunday, March 1
Local weather
Air t° 2.7 °C
Wind D 1.73 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 97.35 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 01.03.2015. 06:15
Water temperature
2 °C
City beach
measurment 01.03.2015.
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 2.01 μg/m3
Dust 50.38 μg/m3
RAF mikrorajons
NO2 2.71 μg/m3
Dust 48.31 μg/m3
Rūpniecības iela 77a
NO2 1.53 μg/m3
Dust 37.38 μg/m3
measurment 19.02.2015.
Currency rates *
( 27.02.2015.)
USD - 1.124
GBP - 0.7278
In The Highlight
Jelgava hosts international conference to promote entrepreneurship Comment
February 11, an international conference was held in Jelgava “Entrepreneurship in Regions to Strengthen the European Union Competitiveness” conference, which was attended by the European Union (EU) institutions representatives, commissioners, European business representatives, representatives of ministries and other specialists. The main theme of the conference was the EU and local government support for business development.
What's On
Campaign of Jelgava special dishes “Taste Tour in Jelgava!” Comment
Take part in the campaign of Jelgava special dishes, which is recognised as "The most successful new tourism product 2014" in Latvia. During the campaign, taste the special dishes of Jelgava and get to know the most significant points of interest in Jelgava. The opportunity to participate in the campaign will be til 31 May.
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.
Latvian sculptors are first in Harbin Comment
On Tuesday, January 13th in China has finished Snow sculpture festival where Latvian team which consists of Kārlis Īle, Mintauts Buškevics, Maija Puncule and Ainars Zingniks became first. Their sculpture “Inner borders” tells about borders that exist in every person’s mind and sometimes it is very difficult to overcome them.
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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