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Tuesday, August 4
Local weather
Air t° 16.51 °C
Wind Z 1.16 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 92.77 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 04.08.2015. 08:17
Water temperature
22 °C
City beach
measurment 04.08.2015.
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 2.40 μg/m3
Dust 47.77 μg/m3
RAF mikrorajons
NO2 1.99 μg/m3
Dust 47.31 μg/m3
Rūpniecības iela 77a
NO2 1.87 μg/m3
Dust 48.77 μg/m3
measurment 23.07.2015.
Currency rates *
( 03.08.2015.)
USD - 1.0951
GBP - 0.7028
XV International festival of Milk, bread and honey Comment
Venue: August 29th, 2015
Place: Duke Jacob square, Lielupe

Last Saturday of August is marked by a festival that stresses importance of healthy lifestyle and significance of bread, honey and milk. One can enjoy many games, taste natural products, buy goods in a market and witness new records. The main event of the day is the milk carton boat regatta that where teams try to outdo each other in building the most amazing raft.
Tourism information in Jelgava wll be provided up to ten o'clock Comment
Till September 30 the Regional Tourism Center of Jelgava and the Holy Trinity Church Tower of Jelgava work according to summer working hours and during summer season, tourism information in Jelgava is provided seven days a week; moreover, six of them - up to 22:00.
In The Highlight
The longest city festival procession Comment
During the celebration of 750th anniversary of Jelgava city on 29 May, more than 20.5 thousands inhabitants participated in the city festival procession which was 4.533 km long. It was the evidence of solidity and love for the city. In such a way the longest city festival procession was formed and the record of previous year was broken.
What's On
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:
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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