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Old photos of Salaspils (Kirchholm)
Coat of arms of Salaspils

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History of city Salaspils (Kirchholm) region Vidzeme in photos

A small historical reference

Salaspils - the center of Salaspils region, located in the central part of the country, on the east bank of the River Daugava. One of the oldest settlements in Latvia. Date of foundation and the first written mention - 1186. This year, Meinhard, the first bishop of Riga, built a castle on an island Kirholm Martinsala Daugava River, near Salaspils. Martinsala Island - also the site of the old Catholic cemetery in Latvia, which refers to 1197. Until 1917 - Kircholm.

An interesting detail - in Salaspils no internal public transport in the conventional sense. Buses tend to travel outside the city.

Salaspils. Lutheran Church
Lutheran Church
Salaspils. Lutheran Church of St. George
Lutheran Church of St. George
Salaspils. Primary school
Primary school
Salaspils. Panorama of city
Panorama of city
Salaspils. Panorama of city
Panorama of city

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