Jelgava, Latvia

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city: 57,773

Land area

60 km2

Population density

963 inhabitants/km2

Jelgava city is situated just 42 km away from Riga(the capital of Latvia) and it is hub of six main motorways and five railway lines. Jelgava - extensive railway hub, which has a set of directions. The intercity bus services is developed high. The several international bus routes pass through Jelgava. The public transport in Jelgava is presented by bus services.

Contact person for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Solvita Lūriņa

Telephone: +371 6 300 5565
City website:
Political representative: Andris Rāviņš, Chairman of Jelgava City Council

Status of the Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan

Jelgava has not yet adopted sustainable mobility planning, however, the ELTISplus trainings held in 2013 showed that the interest from municipality in mobility issues is high.

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