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Wednesday, May 4
Local weather
Air t° 8.28 °C
Wind ZR 0.97 m/s
Precipitation -
Relative humidity 69.96 %
Visibility 2000 m
measurment 04.05.2016. 02:53
Water temperature
15 °C
City beach
measurment 04.05.2016.
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 *
( 03.05.2016.)
USD - 1.1569
GBP - 0.79103
Plant Days Comment
Venue: May 7th-8th, 2016
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. Saturday 7th May the trading sector will be from 9 till 17 o'clock, but sunday, 8th May it will be from 9 till 15 o'clock.
This weekend – “Days of Entrepreneurs' in Zemgale 2016” Comment
“Days of Entrepreneurs' in Zemgale 2016” will take place on 29th and 30th of April at the Zemgale Olympic Centre (Kronvalda Street 24, Jelgava). Overall 186 participants from entire Zemgale region will present their products and services.
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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