Description of the municpality
Preili municipality is located in the southwest of Latgale region. The municipality formed in 2000, uniting Preili town and Preili and Aizkalne rural municipalities, but in 2009 Sauna and Pelēči rural municipalities joined the municipality.
The biggest value of the municipality is its citizens with their knowledge, skills and working habits. The municipality is interesting with its history, traditions, economy and natural landscape.
Joint-stock company „Preiļu siers” (Preili Cheese), “Company Jata” Ltd., „VS Teks” Ltd. and other companies are known and approvingly appreciated for their production not only in Latvia, but also in Europe and worldwide. Strong farms cultivate municipality’s fields.
Dolls’ Gallery, Helix farm, Home-made wine’s production unit and other tourism objects attract more and more visitors.
The museums take care to preserve the historic heritage and to supplement its expositions.
The municipality offers wide and varied cultural life. The high level of the amateur groups is approved beyond Latvia’s borders.
11 educational institutions take care of the versatility and qualitative education of the rising generation.
Preili municipality – the municipality where one wants to return again and again.