Book “Towns of Latvia in 100 maps”

 24.99 include TAX

Edition of the year 2023
Size 24 x 28 cm
207 pages
Hard covers
Editor and author of the texts Jānis Barbans
Editors: Linda Akmentiņa, Mareks Kilups, Jānis Turlajs, Reinis Vāvers
Proofreader Ilze Antēna
Designer Līga Dubrovska

Publishers: Jana seta, National Library of Latvia, National Archives of Latvia


“Towns of Latvia in 100 Maps” is the third book in the “100 Maps” series. The book features 100 historical town plans, allowing a glimpse into the past of 39 Latvian cities from the 17th century to the year 1987. The maps are complemented by images and descriptions of interesting events that took place in the towns during the time of map creation. The main focus is on Riga, but historical plans of smaller towns, from Ainaži to Zilupe, are also included. The book is published by Jana Seta,  the National Library of Latvia, and the National Archives of Latvia.

The maps used in the book can also be viewed in the digital map collection of the National Library of Latvia.

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