Valka District

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Valka
District
Location of Valka
CountryLatvia
Area
 • Total2,440 km2 (940 sq mi)
Population
 • Total31,314
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Websitevalka.lv/

Valka district (Latvian: Valkas rajons) was an administrative division of Latvia, located in Vidzeme region, in the country's north-east. The district's area was 2441 km2; the population was 31,314 inhabitants in 2008.[1] The district contained 4 towns and 17 parishes; the towns are: Valka (6459), Smiltene (5996), Strenči (1474), and Seda (1692).

Districts were eliminated during the administrative-territorial reform in 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RESIDENT POPULATION BY REGION, CITY AND DISTRICT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR". Centrālās statistikas pārvaldes datu bāzes. Archived from the original on 10 January 2009. Retrieved 15 March 2009.

Coordinates: 57°46′30″N 26°00′36″E / 57.77500°N 26.01000°E / 57.77500; 26.01000