21 development centres

Definition: 

State significance national and regional development centres have been identified in the sustainable development strategy of Latvia until 2030 (Latvia 2030). According to Latvia 2030 strategy, regional development centre category includes 21 cities: Aizkraukle, Alūksne, Balvi, Bauska, Cēsis, Dobele, Gulbene, Krāslava, Kuldīga, Limbaži, Līvāni, Ludza, Madona, Ogre, Preiļi, Saldus, Sigulda, Smiltene, Talsi, Tukums and Valka.