Jelgava. Facts about Jelgava. Jelgava is a city in central Latvia . It’s the 4th biggest city in Latvia . Jelgava is about 41km from Riga. The inhabitants are about 64.000 people. There are 13 schools in Jelgava. Jelgava is located in Zemgale’s region. Coat of arms. Flag.
Several Lithuanian and Swedish dukes lived in this castle.
The new castle was built by famous Russian architect Francesco BartolomeoRastrelli.