- List of cities in Latvia
There are 77 cities in
Latvia( _lv. Pilsētas). By Latvian law city rightsare granted to settlements that are centers of culture and manufacturingwith well developed social infrastructure and public utilities, and have at least 2,000 residents; however in special cases, if the settlement fulfils all other requirements, towns with fewer citizens can be designated cities.
The cities are further divided into regional cities ( _lv. Rajonu pilsētas) and republican cities ( _lv. Republikas pilsētas) more commonly known as major cities ( _lv. Lielpilsētas). To become a major city, a city must have well developed
industry, transport, public utilitiesand social infrastructureor be significant center of culture and social care, if the city has at least 50,000 residents. Again, however, in special cases, if settlement fulfils all other requirements, cities with fewer citizens can be designated major cities.
Districts of Latvia
Regions of Latvia
List of former cities of Latvia
* [http://www.likumi.lv/doc.php?mode=DOC&id=67938 Par Latvijas Republikas administratīvo teritoriju izveidošanu un apdzīvoto vietu statusa noteikšanu]
* [http://www.vietas.lv/eng/index.php?p=19 Vietas.lv] - Map and information of Cities and Districts
* [http://www.world-gazetteer.com/s/p_lv.htm Map]
* [http://www.uzkartes.lv/ Searchable map]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
List of cities in Europe — This is a list of cities in Europe by country. For a list of cities in the European Union, see Largest cities of the European Union by population within city limits and List of cities in the European Union with more than 100,000 inhabitants.… … Wikipedia
List of former cities of Latvia — Former cities of Latvia are entities that once had city rights and were in territory of Latvia. The main reasons why these entities have lost their status as cities of Latvia are wars and merging into larger entities.ee also*List of cities in… … Wikipedia
List of renamed cities in Latvia — The following is the list of cities in Latvia that underwent a name change in the past.*Stučka → Aizkraukle *Dünaburg → Borisoglebsk → (1656) → Dünaburg (1667) → Dvinsk (1893) → Daugavpils (1920) *Libau → Libava → Liepāja (1917) *Birži → Madona… … Wikipedia
List of cities in Serbia — … Wikipedia
List of cities in Luxembourg — Cities of Luxembourg highlighted amongst all communes in the country. There are twelve cities in Luxembourg, as defined by statute. Despite the status as cities, they are not coherent urbanised areas. They are similar to communes, but are… … Wikipedia
List of cities in Kosovo — Cities of Kosovo. This is the list of cities of Kosovo. The administrative divisions in Kosovo are usually named after the largest city in them. Contents 1 District of Đakovica … Wikipedia
List of cities and towns in Latvia — There are 9 cities (Latvian: Republikas pilsētas) and 67 towns (Latvian: Novada pilsētas) in Latvia. By Latvian law towns are settlements that are centers of culture and commerce with well developed … Wikipedia
List of cities in the European Union with more than 100,000 inhabitants — This is a list of cities in the EU with more than 100,000 inhabitants. The following table lists all towns in the European Union that currently have a population greater than 100,000 … Wikipedia
List of cities and towns in Romania — This is a list of cities and towns in Romania, ordered by population according to the 2002 census. For the major cities, average altitude is also given. Cities in bold are county capitals. The list includes major cities with the status of… … Wikipedia
List of cities and towns in Russia — This is a list of cities and towns in Russia. According to the data of 2002 Russian Census, there are 1,108 cities and towns in Russia. City Russian name Federal subject Abakan Абакан Republic of Khakassia Abaza Абаза Republic of Khakassia… … Wikipedia