Northern District, Riga

Latvian language Russian language Riga

Northern District (Latvian: Ziemeļu rajons) is one of six administrative districts of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

The Northern District of Riga City

Rīgas pilsētas Ziemeļu rajons
Riga City District
Flag of The Northern District of Riga City
Flag
Coat of arms of The Northern District of Riga City
Coat of arms
Location of the Northern District within Riga City
Location of the Northern District within Riga City
Coordinates: 56°56′56″N 24°6′23″E / 56.94889°N 24.10639°E / 56.94889; 24.10639Coordinates: 56°56′56″N 24°6′23″E / 56.94889°N 24.10639°E / 56.94889; 24.10639
Country Latvia
Government
 • TypeRiga City Council Executive Administration of the Northern District
 • Executive DirectorSergejs Hristoļubovs
Area
 • Riga City District77 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Riga City District79,030
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
 • Metro
695,539 (Riga City)
Ethnicity
 • Latvians41.17 %
 • Russians40.30 %
 • Belarusians4.85 %
 • Ukrainians4.37 %
 • Poles1.99 %
 • Others4.02 %
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Calling codes66 & 67
Websitewww.riga.lv

Administrative divisions

The Northern District consists of several arrondissements:

Education

There are 12 secondary education establishments (schools) in the Northern District:[2]

Educational establishment Main language of studies Address
Riga State Gymnasium No. 2 Latvian Krišjāņa Valdemāra iela 1
Riga Secondary School No. 10 Russian Lenču iela 1
Riga Secondary School No. 13 Russian Pulkveža Brieža iela 25
Riga Secondary Evening School No. 18 Latvian/Russian Sīmaņu iela 17
Riga Secondary School No. 28 Latvian Sliežu iela 23
Riga Secondary School No. 29 Russian Lēdurgas iela 26
Riga Secondary School No. 31 Latvian Skuju iela 11
Riga Secondary School No. 37 Russian Čiekurkalna 1. līnija 53
Riga Secondary School No. 46 Russian Skuju iela 28
Pushkin Lyceum Russian Sarkandaugavas iela 22
Riga Special Basic Boarding School Latvian Slāvu iela 19, Stokholmas iela 26 (primary school), Baltāsbaznīcas iela 40 (for kids with physical or mental disabilities)
Riga Special Secondary School No. 66 Latvian/Russian Katrīnas iela 2
Riga Basic School No. 7 Latvian Jaunciema iela 4. šķ. 4
Jānis Poruks Riga Secondary School Latvian Gaujas iela 23, Lībekas iela 27
Riga Cultures Secondary School Latvian Ganību dambis 7
Riga Secondary School of Rīnūži Russian Ziemeļblāzmas iela 59

References

  1. ^ "Riga City Council". Riga City Council. Retrieved 22 July 2009.
  2. ^ "Riga City Council Department of Education, Culture and Sports (RD IKSD)". Archived from the original on 2014-03-30. Retrieved 2014-04-03.