Kurzeme


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Kurzeme

(ˈkʊrzɛmɛ)
n
(Placename) the Latvian name for Courland
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The temperature during the day will be from 19 to 22 degrees Celsius in Kurzeme, and from 24 to 28 degrees Celsius in most other areas of the country.
Contract award notice: Premises and territory cleaning services in kurzeme and vidzeme regions for three years (latvia-riga: Cleaning services)
Till soils from the Medininkai glacial period are common in entire Lithuania, Poland (Wartanian), Latvia (Kurzeme), Estonia (Ugandi) and in other countries of Europe.
(NMV-35) During the Second World War, Marta's husband was conscripted into the Legion; the rest of the family decided to go to Kurzeme, to Liepaja and from there to Germany (see Figure 1).
Nowadays, due to economic and political considerations (since 2006), five planning regions have been officially defined in Latvia: Riga, Kurzeme, Latgale, Vidzeme, and Zemgale regions.
According to unofficial information, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics will head the party's ticket in Riga, Welfare Minister Janis Reirs in Zemgale, MP Inese Libina-Egnere in Kurzeme, and former Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma in Latgale.
Fauna of soil-dwelling predatory gamasina mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) in seashore habitats of the kurzeme coast, Latvia.
Smits was born in Rudbarzi in the Kurzeme region of western Latvia.
The fact that the greatest number of parks and gardens is found in the west of the country, in Kurzeme, while in the east, in Latgale the number of green areas is smaller, is the result of the historical development of Latvia.
In 1918, the first Latvian republic was created by joining the old Courland lands, consisting of Kurzeme region in the west and Zemgale in the south, with the Latvian-speaking southern part of Vidzeme (the Latvian name of Livonia, or Lifliandskaia guberniia) at the center and north of the new state, and the Latgale region (part of Vitebskaia guberniia) in the east; border corrections with Lithuania left it with bits of former Courland territory, as well.
In Kurzeme region, too, the establishment and development of regional clusters are set as a priority.
Based on the maps analyzed beforehand, three areas in Latvia were selected for the present research: Latgale, Vidzeme, and Kurzeme upland areas.