Ludzas novads

Ludza Municipality
Ludzas novads
Municipality

Coat of arms
Country  Latvia
Formed 2009
Centre Ludza
Government
 • Mayor Alīna Gendele (Ms)
Area[1]
 • Total 964.8 km2 (372.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 15,986
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
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Ludza Municipality (Latvian: Ludzas novads) is a municipality in Latgale, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Briģi parish, Cirma parish, Isnauda parish, Istra parish, Nirza parish, Ņukši parish, Pilda parish, Pureņi parish, Rundēni parish and Ludza town the administrative centre being Ludza.

The municipality is located 267 km from the capital of Latvia - Riga, by the Latvian-Russian border, i.e. by the border of the European Union with the Russian Federation.

The territory of the municipality is crossed by the road of international importance Riga-Moscow and by the railroad Riga-Moscow.

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Coordinates: 56°33′N 27°43′E / 56.550°N 27.717°E / 56.550; 27.717

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