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Daugavpils Castle
Daugavpils Castle
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Coordinates: 55°52′N 26°32′E / 55.867°N 26.533°E / 55.867; 26.533Coordinates: 55°52′N 26°32′E / 55.867°N 26.533°E / 55.867; 26.533
Kintra Latvie
Toun richts1582
 • MayorRihards Eigims
 • Total72,48 km2 (2,798 sq mi)
 • Total95 467 (2,016)[1]
 • Density1317,1/km2 (34,110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Cawin code+371 654

Daugavpils (Aboot this soondˈdaʊɡaʊpils ) is the seicont lairgest ceety in Latvie. It is locatit approximately 230 km sooth-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 poseetion as it borders Belaroushie an Lithuanie (distances o 33 an 25 km respectively). It is locatit some 120 km frae the Latvian mairch wi Roushie. Daugavpils is a big railwey junction an industry centre.

The ceety is surroondit bi mony lakes an naitur pairks.

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Central pedestrian street Rīgas iela.

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