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Administrative divisions of Riga

The administrative divisions of Riga consists of six administrative entities: Central District, Kurzeme District, Latgale Suburb, Northern District, Vidzeme Suburb and Zemgale Suburb. Three entities were established 1 September 1941, and another three were established in October 1969. There are no official lower level administrative units, but the Riga City Council Development Agency is working on a plan, which when officially confirmed, will mean that Riga will consist of 58 neighbourhoods. The current names were confirmed 28 December 1990.

Administrative divisions



The city of Riga is divided into six administrative entities: Central, Kurzeme and Northern Districts and the Latgale, Vidzeme and Zemgale Suburbs. Three of these entities were established 1 September 1941, and were later called Proletariat, Kirov and Moscow districts (Vidzeme Suburb, Central District and Latgale Suburb). October 1969, further three districts were established, these were October, Lenin and Leningrad districts (Northern District, Zemgale Suburb and Kurzeme District). The current names of the six administrative entities of Riga were confirmed 28 December 1990 at the time of the Third Latvian National Awakening.

The largest entity when it comes to area is Kurzeme District with 79 km2}}, and the smallest is Central District with , of which or 17% are industrial facilities, or 19% are parks and {{convert or 15.8% consists of water bodies.