Municipality of Daugavpils

Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Daugavpils literally means “Daugava Castle”. With a population of over 94 000, it is the second largest city in the country after the capital Riga. It is an industrial and educational center, as well as an important cultural, sports and recreation center. It is the city with multi-ethnical and multicultural environment.

Daugavpils City Council is the city’s highest self-regulatory institution. It is the second largest development center of national significance in Latvia. The motto and strategic goal of the city is: “Daugavpils – the engine of innovative economy and the capital of well-being in the Eastern Baltics. Daugavpils city 2020 vision is to develop our city into a place with a high standard of living and quality of the environment and a high tolerance level; easy access city to international services and economic development center; cross-cultural, tourism, scientific and educational center. The priority of the city is its citizens. Municipality works actively on making city an attractive place for living and doing business.

Local Project Coordinator

Jolanta Reca-Laze
Active International project coordinator | Office for strategic planning and international affairs | Development department at Daugavpils City Council

Jolanta Uzulina
Active Head of the office for strategic planning and international affairs | Development department at Daugavpils City Council

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