Mārupe

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Mārupe
Town
Town hall
Mārupe is located in Latvia
Mārupe
Mārupe
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 56°54′N 24°03′E / 56.900°N 24.050°E / 56.900; 24.050Coordinates: 56°54′N 24°03′E / 56.900°N 24.050°E / 56.900; 24.050
Country Latvia
DistrictMārupe District
Town rights2022
Government
 • Chairman of the councilAndrejs Ence[1]
Area
 • Total20.5 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 • Total17,796
 • Density870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LV-2167
Websitemarupe.lv

Mārupe is a town in Latvia with town rights since 2022.[2] It is the center of the Mārupe District. As of 2022, Mārupe had a population of 17,796 people.[3] Mārupe is on small river Mārupīte. Borders of Mārupe meet borders of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

Economy[change | change source]

The largest businesses registered in Mārupe in 2020 were: road transport company "Kreiss", auto parts saler "Inter Cars Latvija", computers saler "Also Latvia", electricals and computers saler "MoonCom".[4]

Roads[change | change source]

The main road of Mārupe is Riga-Jaunmārupe (P1132). Two big roads are the borders of town: Rīga-Eleja (A8) and Rīga-Ventspils (A10). The center of Riga is 9 km from Mārupe to north-east. Nearest railway passenger station is Tīraine 2 km to west from center of Mārupe. Trains through Tīraine to Riga and Jelgava go 26 times daily. Riga city buses also go to Mārupe.

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