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Daugavpils district

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District of Daugavpils

District of Daugavpils
Daugavpils City Council
K.Valdemāra 1, Daugavpils, LV-5401
Phone: 5404344
Fax: 5421941

Daugavpils – is the largest city of Latgale, and second largest in whole country. Daugavpils is located in southeast part of Latvia, on the banks of river Daugava. Railroad station „Daugavpils” is 218 km from Riga (lines Riga – Daugavpils, Daugavpils – Rēzekne, Daugavpils – Indra, Daugavpils – Vilnius).

City has changed its name for several times - Dinaburga, Borisogļebska, Dvinska, and Daugavpils.
In historical sources, it is first mentioned in 1275.
Size – 72.5 km2 (including 20.3 km2 of land with buildings, 18.5 km2 of gardens and parks, 9.7 km2 of waters, and 10.9 km2 of farming land).

Count in 2005 - 109 421;
Density of residents - 1534 people/km2;
Newborns - 798 people;
Died - 1433 people;
Natural increase - 635 people;
Immigration - 1519 people;
Emigration - 1736 people;
Minus of migration balance - 217 people.

Total number of workers - 38.6 thousand people (of those);
In social sector - 50.9 % ;
In private sector - 49.1 %

Daugavpils is Eastern-Latvian transport hub, which is located on the crossroads on international roads. To Daugavpils it is easy to get by auto transport and train traffic. Daugavpils has railroad and auto transport supported with Latvian capital Riga and other cities, as well as Lithuania, Byelorussia and Russia.