Yonex Latvia International
Dates: (August 26 -29, 2021)
Venue: Jelgavas sporta halle
Address: Mātera 44a, Jelgava, LV-3001, Latvia
Yonex Latvia International choose Jelgava city
Jelgava, also referred to as Mītava or Mitau
Population: 60 000
Territory: 60,32 km2
Elevation: 2,5 – 4,5 m above the sea level
Climate: Warm summer and spring, relatively mild autumn, cold winter. First frosts are observed at the beginning of October; first snowfalls happen in December; snow melts by the end of March.
Ethnic composition: 58,9% Latvians, 26,9% Russians, 5,6% Belarusians, 2,5% Ukrainians, 1,9% Poles, 1,4% Lithuanians, 0,8% Romanies, 2% other (2015)
Situated just 42 km away from Riga.
Hub of six main motorways and five railway lines.
Notable industrial, administrative, educational and cultural centre.
Jelgava – a wonderful city
- Jelgava is the fourth largest city in Latvia after Riga, Daugavpils, Liepaja.
- Jelgava is a city of students – 10% of the city’s population are students of LLU.
- Historical potential – the majority of former Latvian presidents come from Jelgava.
- Jelgava Palace is located here, which was designed by B.Rastrelli around the same time with Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.