Valmiera (pronunciation (help·info); German: Wolmar) is a town in Latvia with town rights since 1323, it is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of 18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi). It is the center of the Valmiera District. As of 2002, Valmiera had a population of 27,323, and in 2008 – 27,569.
|• Mayor||Inesis Boķis|
|• Total||18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,516/km2 (3,930/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
LV-4201 LV-4202 LV-4204
|Calling code||+371 642|
|Number of city council members||13|
It lies at the crossroads of several important roads, 100 km (62 mi) to the north-east from Riga, the capital of Latvia, and 50 km (31 mi) south of the border with Estonia. Valmiera lies on both banks of the Gauja River.
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