Engure municipality has one of the longest sea borders of all the municipalities in Latvia – its length is 56 km. Almost 8000 people have settled here and send their children to educational institutions in Milzkalne, Smārde, Lapmežciems and Engure. According to census, the number of inhabitants in Engure region within the last ten years has increased.

The region also prodes itself in the achievements of the students of the newly built Engure School of Music and Arts. They regularly win prizes in the national competitions. The cultural life of the region is vigorous and rooted in national and contemporary values. A particularly enthusiastcally upheld tradition is the competition of local inhabitants at the regional championships of basketball and football.

The territory of the municipality is crossed by main national highways Riga – Ventspils, Jurmala – Kolka, train line Riga – Tukums, and intercity buses run along the sea. Jurmala Airport, which had received the investment of several millions in its airfield, promises to start operations in the near future, as well as to construct a fantastic passenger terminal and to launch international passenger and freight services.


In order to promote the name of the municipality more extensively, in 2014 the Engure Municipality Council established a scholarship open to young people of Engure municipality continuing their education at a secondary or higher education institution. The amount of one scholarship was EUR 1 600.

Engure Municipality Scholarship in the 2014/2015 academic year was awarded to Andrejs Andris Jencis and Klaudija Gadišķe. The total amount of the donation: EUR 3 200.

In the 2015/2016 academic year, the municipality continued to support purposeful and diligent young people of Engure region and awarded the Engure Municipality Scholarship to Toms Lācis. Two students received a scholarship of EUR 1 600 in the 2015/2016 academic year. Total amount of the donation: EUR 4 800.

We greatly appreciate the generous support to education and development!