Daugavpils is a multicultural city with a vibrant history dated back to the 13th century. Geographically located at an important position, the city has always been in the centre of events. We selected the most interesting facts about Daugavpils – its present and past.
Riga International Airport provides an easy and fast access to Latvia from all main European capital cities.
Flying time from the USA:
Daugavpils is located not far from the borders of a few states. So you can easily travel to the neighbouring states.
Travelling time to the border by motor vehicles:
Travelling time by motor vehicles to:
Travelling time by train to:
In Daugavpils there are Consulates General of:
In the course of its history the city has changed its name 5 times:
Being the city of the strategic importance, Daugavpils has been part of different states throughout its history:
Daugavpils is the centre of culture and education in Latgale, Latvia’s eastern region.
The city’s mass media primarily operate in the Russian language.
Daugavpils is probably the most Russian city in the European Union!
Russian is the language of everyday communication for 80% of the citizens.
Daugavpils has always been a multinational and multi-confessional city.
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