Salaspils

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Salaspils

Kircholm, Kerkolm
Town
Salaspils Railway Station in 2008
Salaspils Railway Station in 2008
Coat of arms of Salaspils
Coat of arms
Salaspils is located in Latvia
Salaspils
Salaspils
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 56°52′N 24°21′E / 56.867°N 24.350°E / 56.867; 24.350Coordinates: 56°52′N 24°21′E / 56.867°N 24.350°E / 56.867; 24.350
Country Latvia
DistrictRiga District
Town rights1993
Government
 • MayorRaimonds Čudars [1]
Area
 • Total12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Population
 • Total17,621
 • Density1,468.4/km2 (3,803/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
LV-2121; LV-2169
Calling code+371 67
Number of city council members13
Websitehttp://www.salaspils.lv/en/

Salaspils is a town in Latvia with town rights since 1993. It is situated nearby the river Daugava and 18 kilometers from Riga.