Ķekava

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Ķekava
Town
Lutheran church
Ķekava is located in Latvia
Ķekava
Ķekava
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 56°50′N 24°14′E / 56.833°N 24.233°E / 56.833; 24.233Coordinates: 56°50′N 24°14′E / 56.833°N 24.233°E / 56.833; 24.233
Country Latvia
DistrictĶekava District
First known1435
Town rights2022
Government
 • Chairman of the councilJuris Žilko[1]
Area
 • Total7.4 km2 (2.9 sq mi)
Elevation
9 m (30 ft)
Population
 • Total5,446
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LV-2164
Websitekekava.lv

Ķekava is a town in Latvia with town rights since 2022.[2] It is the center of the Ķekava District. As of 2022, Ķekava had a population of 5,446 people.[3] Ķekava is on small river Ķekaviņa near river Daugava. Reservoir of Riga hydroelectric power station is to north-east from the town.

Ķekava was a small village until 1970s (with population of 333 people in 1967).[4] After, a new chicken meat factory was built. A new workers village was built and it grew the population.

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Roads from Ķekava: RigaWarszawa (A7), Riga bypass road (A5), Ķekava-Plakanciems (V6), Ķekava bypass road (not built yet). The center of Riga is 17 km from Ķekava to north-west.

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