About 62,000 people call Jelgava in Latvia home.
Jelgava is located 120 miles (193 kilometers) north of Kaunas and 25 miles (40 kilometers) southwest of the national capital Riga.
Take a peek into the lives of Jelgava’s former rich and famous at the city’s premier palace. Spend a morning at the Jelgava Palace, where the cream of Jelgava society once enjoyed life’s finer things.
The St. Simeon and St. Anna Orthodox Church and the Academica Petrina, are just two more interesting landmarks sure to please travellers of all ages in the Jelgava region.