Definitions for daugavpilsˈdaʊ gɑfˌpils
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a city in SE Latvia, on the Dvina. 128,200.
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Russian, Dvinsk.
a city of southeastern Latvia
A city in Latvia on the Western Dvina (Daugava) river.
Origin: From Daugavpils, from Daugava + pils
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. Daugavpils literally means "Daugava Castle". With a population of over 100,000, it is the second largest city in the country after the capital Riga, which is located some 230 km to its north-west. Daugavpils has a favorable geographical position as it borders Belarus and Lithuania. It is located some 120 km from the Latvian border with Russia. Daugavpils is a major railway junction and industrial centre. The city is surrounded by many lakes and nature parks.
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