Latgale suburb ( Latvian. Latgales priekšpilsēta ; until 1991 - Moscow region) - the largest population district of Riga (about 190 thousand people), located in the south-east of the city. Modern multi-storey buildings prevail, however, in the northern part the historical buildings of the XIX century have been preserved. The railway line to Daugavpils passes through the territory of the district; here is the large railway sorting station Shkirotava . Immediately beyond the eastern border of the region is the CHPP-2 power plant.
|Former names||Moscow Forstadt (1774-1888)|
Moscow part (1888-1920)
Moscow region (1941-1991)
|Population||189 486 people|
Latgale suburb includes the following microdistricts:
- Grisinkalns (partly in the Central District )
- Moscow Forstadt
- Salas (partially: Zakusala Island only)
- Moscow region // Riga: Encyclopedia = Enciklopēdija “Riga” / ch. ed. P.P. Eran. - Riga: Main Edition of Encyclopedias , 1989. - S. 483-485. - 880 s. - 60,000 copies. - ISBN 5-89960-002-0 .