The City Council Tourism Business
Name day today:Monika, Zilga, Zilgma
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Tuesday, October 6
Local weather
Air t° 6.3 °C
Wind ZA 2.53 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 58.68 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 06.10.2015. 19:12
Water temperature
15 °C
City beach
measurment 06.10.2015.
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 1.93 μg/m3
Dust 43.62 μg/m3
RAF mikrorajons
NO2 1.73 μg/m3
Dust 45.46 μg/m3
Rūpniecības iela 77a
NO2 1.89 μg/m3
Dust 40.69 μg/m3
measurment 24.09.2015.
Currency rates *
( 06.10.2015.)
USD - 1.1224
GBP - 0.7399
Celebration of Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia Comment
Venue: November 18th 2015
Place: All around the city

Concerts in St. Anna Church and in Jelgava Culture House mark the beginning of celebration devoted to proclamation of the Republic of Latvia, while songs in Duke Jacob’s Square spread the patriotism around the city.
Summer season news for travelers in Jelgava Comment

Jelgava Regional Tourism Centre (JRTC) has gathered in an informative material the news of the tourism season of this summer in Jelgava. In the material you can find ideas of how to spend the summer in Jelgava and its surrounding areas, besides suitable activities will be found by everyone – lovers of peaceful and active recreation, gourmets, families with children, young people and others.

In The Highlight
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.
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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