Bauska

Description

Bauska (pronunciation ) is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia.
Bauska is located 66 km (41 mi) from the Latvian capital Riga, 62 km (38.5 mi) from Jelgava and 20 km (12 mi) from the Lithuanian border on the busy European route E67. The town is situated at the confluence of the shallow rivers Mūsa and Mēmele where they form the Lielupe River. Average temperatures in January are −5 °C (23 °F), and 17.5 °C (63.5 °F) in July. Rainfall averages 500–650 mm (20–26 in) annually. The 80.4% of Bauska Municipality territory is agricultural land and 13% of forests.
In previous centuries city was known in German as Bauske, in Yiddish as Boisk and in Lithuanian as Bauskė.
The population of Bauska is estimated to be 8 200. Bauska is the centre of Bauska Municipality, a first-level national subdivision that has a population of 24 370 with an approximate density of 30 people per km2.

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