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Friday, May 27
Local weather
Air t° 8.29 °C
Wind ZA 2.29 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 84.08 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 27.05.2016. 03:08
Water temperature
21 °C
City beach
measurment 27.05.2016.
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 *
( 26.05.2016.)
USD - 1.1168
GBP - 0.7597
Jelgava City Festival Comment
Venue: May 27th- 29th, 2016
Place: All around the city

Last weekend of May is special to everyone here in Jelgava. Citizens and guests can plunge into our City festival that offers wide range of activities, including performances, shows, exhibitions, concerts and numerous parades.
Painting exhibition “See it! Live it! Love it!” Comment
From the 31st of March till 8th of June in Jelgava Holy Trinity Church Tower is open painter's Raitis Junkers painting exhibition "See it! Live it! Love it!".
In The Highlight
Jelgava received symbolic cup “Capital of Youth in Latvia 2016” Comment
On Saturday, April 2nd in a solemn ceremony “Jelgava - Capital of Youth in Latvia 2016” our city received a symbolic cup , which means that next year Jelgava will be the epicenter of the most important youth events in Latvia.
What's On
Jelgava will have five new design gardens Comment
Last year, in the autumn Jelgava city municipality launched contest of new garden design “Environmental mosaic”. The aim of the contest was to obtain proposals of high-quality garden designs which will be created in the square behind Jelgava Culture House.
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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