Vārda dienas svin: Asja, Asnate, Dāgs
Datums: Pirmdiena, 16. septembris


The principal business branches of Aizkraukle municipality are: power engineering, woodworking, printing industry and agriculture.


Favourable geographical position and developed economic potential create image of perspective and growing municipality that could attract external and internal investors.


The most important resources for successful development in Aizkraukle are:

  • Geographical position (railway Riga-Moscow, international motorway A6 (or E22); one of few places where to cross the biggest river of Latvia – Daugava)
  • Access to unlimited electric power and gas resources;
  • Well-established enterprises representing several business branches;
  • Variety of services (banking, communication, medicine, education);
  • Clean environment, historical area;
  • Reservoir of Plavinas waterpower plant – options for tourism and recreation.

General information:

Population: 9283  (data to 01.01.2014)

for county 102.5 square km,

for city 11,5 square km.

Distance to Riga and International Airport: 90km

Distance to:

Lithuanian border – 60km;

Estonian border – 200 km;

Russian border – 200km

Distance to Latvian seaports:

Riga – 100 km;

Liepāja – 300km;

Ventspils – 280km