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Friday, July 25
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Local weather
Air t° 27.15 °C
Wind DAA 3.63 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 50.74 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 25.07.2014. 11:50
Water temperature
28 °C
City beach
measurment 25.07.2014.
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 2.29 μg/m3
Dust 30.85 μg/m3
Sarmas iela 4
NO2 3.27 μg/m3
Dust 37.23 μg/m3
measurment 24.07.2014.
Currency rates *
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EUR -
USD - 1.3472
GBP - 0.79215
XIV International festival of Milk, bread and honey Comment
Venue: August 30th, 2014
Place: All around the city


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.
Jelgava Artists Society: Exhibition „Waters” Comment
Venue: July 1st, September 4th, 2014
Place: Jelgava St. Trinity Church tower exhibition hall


Exhibition hall in the St. Trinity Church will host an exhibition of Jelgava Artists Society – „Waters”.
In The Highlight
You are welcome to visit Jelgava on a virtual tour Comment
Everyone is welcome to visit one of the most popular tourist destinations in Latvia - Jelgava - on a virtual tour. Virtual tour offers you an interactive way to explore the city, watching the 360-degree panoramic images of the most magnificent and beautiful places.
 
   
What's On
Discover the secrets of homemade taste Comment
By participating in the campaign "Discover the secrets of homemade taste" everyone is invited to assess the special flavours of summer dishes in one of the seven catering companies in the city and region of Jelgava until 30th September.
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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