Daugavpils ( ˈdaʊɡaʊpils?) is the seicont lairgest ceety in Latvie. It is locatit approximately 230 km south-east o the Latvian caipital, Riga, on the banks o the Daugava River, frae which the ceety gets its name. Daugavpils literally means "Castle on the Daugava." Daugavpils haes a favorable geographical position as it borders Belaroushie an Lithuanie (distances of 33 and 25 km respectively). It is locatit some 120 km frae the Latvian border wi Roushie. Daugavpils is a big railway junction an industry centre.
The ceety is surroondit bi mony lakes an nature pairks.
Twin touns – Sister ceeties
Daugavpils is twinned wi: