Burtnieki Municipality

Burtnieki Municipality
Burtnieku novads

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Country  Latvia
Formed 2006
Centre Matīši
  Mayor Jānis Leitis
  Total 710.1 km2 (274.2 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
  Total 8,657
  Density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Website www.burtniekunovads.lv

Burtnieki Municipality (Latvian: Burtnieku novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2006 by merging Vecate parish and Matīši parish. In 2009 it absorbed Trikāta parish, Burtnieki parish, Ēvele parish, Rencēni parish and Valmiera parish the administrative centre being Matīši.

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Coordinates: 56°47′N 23°04′E / 56.783°N 23.067°E / 56.783; 23.067

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