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 engineer-infrastructure and street grid, and have at least 2,000 residents; however, a settlement can be designated a town, if it has fewer residents, but fulfils all other requirements. To become a city, a town must have at least 25,000 residents, additionally city should have well-developed commerce, transport, public utilities, social infrastructure and be significant center of culture, however these requirements may be disregarded if there is sufficient population.[1]


City Population (2011 census)[2]
Daugavpils  pronunciation  
Jēkabpils  pronunciation  
Jelgava  pronunciation  
Jūrmala  pronunciation  
Liepāja  pronunciation  
Rēzekne  pronunciation  
Rīga  pronunciation  
Valmiera  pronunciation  
Ventspils  pronunciation  


Town Population (2010)[2] Municipality[1]
Ainaži  pronunciation  
1008 Salacgrīva Municipality
Aizkraukle  pronunciation  
8709 Aizkraukle Municipality
Aizpute  pronunciation  
5104 Aizpute Municipality
Aknīste  pronunciation  
1224 Aknīste Municipality
Aloja  pronunciation  
1353 Aloja Municipality
Alūksne  pronunciation  
8900 Alūksne Municipality
Ape  pronunciation  
1083 Ape Municipality
Auce  pronunciation  
3076 Auce Municipality
Baldone  pronunciation  
2399 Baldone Municipality
Baloži  pronunciation  
5665 Ķekava Municipality
Balvi  pronunciation  
7906 Balvi Municipality
Bauska  pronunciation  
10060 Bauska Municipality
Brocēni  pronunciation  
3411 Brocēni Municipality
Cēsis  pronunciation  
18021 Cēsis Municipality
Cesvaine  pronunciation  
1668 Cesvaine Municipality
Dagda  pronunciation  
2502 Dagda Municipality
Dobele  pronunciation  
11152 Dobele Municipality
Durbe  pronunciation  
620 Durbe Municipality
Grobiņa  pronunciation  
4218 Grobiņa Municipality
Gulbene  pronunciation  
8807 Gulbene Municipality
Ikšķile  pronunciation  
4052 Ikšķile Municipality
Ilūkste  pronunciation  
2856 Ilūkste Municipality
Jaunjelgava  pronunciation  
2246 Jaunjelgava Municipality
Kandava  pronunciation  
4225 Kandava Municipality
Kārsava  pronunciation  
2420 Kārsava Municipality
Krāslava  pronunciation  
10160 Krāslava Municipality
Kuldīga  pronunciation  
12755 Kuldīga Municipality
Ķegums  pronunciation  
2487 Ķegums Municipality
Lielvārde  pronunciation  
6837 Lielvārde Municipality
Līgatne  pronunciation  
1239 Līgatne Municipality
Limbaži  pronunciation  
8501 Limbaži Municipality
Līvāni  pronunciation  
8934 Līvāni Municipality
Lubāna  pronunciation  
1873 Lubāna Municipality
Ludza  pronunciation  
9575 Ludza Municipality
Madona  pronunciation  
8734 Madona Municipality
Mazsalaca  pronunciation  
1474 Mazsalaca Municipality
Ogre  pronunciation  
26167 Ogre Municipality
Olaine  pronunciation  
12667 Olaine Municipality
Pāvilosta  pronunciation  
1134 Pāvilosta Municipality
Piltene  pronunciation  
1053 Ventspils Municipality
Pļaviņas  pronunciation  
3692 Pļaviņas Municipality
Preiļi  pronunciation  
7970 Preiļi Municipality
Priekule  pronunciation  
2441 Priekule Municipality
Rūjiena  pronunciation  
3377 Rūjiena Municipality
Sabile  pronunciation  
1404 Talsi Municipality
Salacgrīva  pronunciation  
3281 Salacgrīva Municipality
Salaspils  pronunciation  
18159 Salaspils Municipality
Saldus  pronunciation  
12306 Saldus Municipality
Saulkrasti  pronunciation  
3299 Saulkrasti Municipality
Seda  pronunciation  
1547 Strenči Municipality
Sigulda  pronunciation  
11168 Sigulda Municipality
Skrunda  pronunciation  
2468 Skrunda Municipality
Smiltene  pronunciation  
5763 Smiltene Municipality
Staicele  pronunciation  
1152 Aloja Municipality
Stende  pronunciation  
1868 Talsi Municipality
Strenči  pronunciation  
1404 Strenči Municipality
Subate  pronunciation  
749 Ilūkste Municipality
Talsi  pronunciation  
11201 Talsi Municipality
Tukums  pronunciation  
19961 Tukums Municipality
Valdemārpils  pronunciation  
1396 Talsi Municipality
Valka  pronunciation  
6047 Valka Municipality
Vangaži  pronunciation  
3999 Inčukalns Municipality
Varakļāni  pronunciation  
2106 Varakļāni Municipality
Viesīte  pronunciation  
1902 Viesīte Municipality
Viļaka  pronunciation  
1525 Viļaka Municipality
Viļāni  pronunciation  
3468 Viļāni Municipality
Zilupe  pronunciation  
1746 Zilupe Municipality

See also


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