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8 Interesting Facts About Salaspils

Facts About Salaspils

Facts About Salaspils Salaspils is twinned with: Finspång, Sweden; Finsterwalde, Germany & Wieliszew, Poland. Salaspils Received its town rights in 1993. Salaspils is a town in Latvia, the administrative centre of Salaspils Municipality. Salaspils is one of the oldest settlements in Latvia. Archaeological excavations of 1964–1975 in ancient settlements, burial grounds and castle mounds give […]

10 Interesting Facts About Ventspils

Facts About Ventspils

Facts About Ventspils Ventspils was historically known as Windau in German. In 2004, Ventspils was a host city for a multi-national naval exercise called Baltic Operations XXXIII. Ventspils is twinned with: Stralsund, Germany;  Lorient, France; Polatsk and Navapolatsk, Belarus; Ningbo, China & Västervik, Sweden. Ventspils (Windau) is one of the starting towns of the State […]

5 Interesting Facts About Tukums

Facts About Tukums

Facts About Tukums The historical centre of Tukums developed between trade routes leading from the mouth of the Daugava River to Prussia. In 2019, the town becomes home to the second-largest tire recycling plant in Latvia. Tukums is twinned with: Andrychów, Poland; Bnei Ayish, Israel; Chennevières-Sur-Marne, France; Izium, Ukraine; Karelichy, Belarus; Krasnogorsk, Russia; Plungė, Lithuania; […]

7 Interesting Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Facts

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Facts

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Facts Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral in the Tallinn Old Town, Estonia. The cathedral was dedicated to the Prince of Novgorod, Alexander Yaroslavich Nevsky, who led the famous Battle of the Ice at Lake Peipsi in 1242, which halted the German crusaders’ eastward advance. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral crowns the […]