Tukums

city in Latvia

Tukums is a town in Latvia with town rights since 1795. In 2019, half of Latvia's tires were being recycled in the town. It has the second largest tire recycling plant in the Baltic country.[1]

Tukums
Lutheran church in Tukums
Lutheran church in Tukums
Flag of Tukums
Coat of arms of Tukums
Location in Latvia
Location in Latvia
Tukums
Coordinates: 56°58′N 23°09′E / 56.967°N 23.150°E / 56.967; 23.150Coordinates: 56°58′N 23°09′E / 56.967°N 23.150°E / 56.967; 23.150
Country Latvia
DistrictTukums Municipality
Town rights1795
Population
 • Total16,999
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LV310(1–2); LV-3104
Calling code+371 631

In 2020, Latvian president Egils Levits praised the region's leaders for its COVID-19 efforts and offering counselling to its residents. [2]

Notable areasEdit

  • Tukums Art Museum
  • Gallery "The Door"

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Half of Latvia's tires to be recycled in new plant in Tukums". www.themayor.eu. Archived from the original on 2020-07-02. Retrieved 2020-05-15.
  2. "President of Latvia and leaders of local governments discuss regional challenges of the crisis management". www.president.lv. Retrieved 2020-05-24.

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