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Thursday, April 24
Local weather
Air t° 3.88 °C
Wind Z 2.35 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 44.88 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 24.04.2014. 04:26
Air quality
Hercoga Jēkaba laukums
NO2 4.11 μg/m3
Dust 32.77 μg/m3
Sarmas iela 4
NO2 3.30 μg/m3
Dust 35.23 μg/m3
measurment 10.04.2014.
Currency rates *
( 23.04.2014.)
USD - 1.3834
GBP - 0.8239
Plant Days Comment
Venue: May 10th -11th, 2014
Place: Park of Jelgava palace

Spring is the time when the best gardners of Latvia come to Jelgava to participate in Plant Days in the scenic Park of Jelgava Palace. Plant growers, collectors and garden supply merchants offer plants, garden decorations, fertilizers, garden tools and professional advices while local entertainers make the event festive.
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.
In The Highlight
A glimpse of Jelgava from 1937 Comment
We offer you to get a glimpse of how Jelgava was viewed before WWII by reading an article from The Baltic Review (No1, 1937). A lot has changed in the city but some things have not - find out here!
What's On
Gourmet tour in Jelgava Comment
From February 7th till end of April in Jelgava city the compaign „Gourmet tour in Jelgava" will take place. During this compaign everyone is invited to go through a special Jelgava city tourism route, visit the most significant tourism attractions and enjoy Jelgava's special dishes - main course „Dukes sail", dessert "Charlotte's kiss" and a refreshing drink "Jelgava's bellini".
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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