|Jurmala is an independent city and resort town just 26 km west of the nation's capital of Riga. It's situated on a thin peninsula sandwiched between Riga Bay to its north, and the Lielupe River to its south and east. |
Jurmala is the largest of the beach resort towns in the Baltic states, and under Soviet Rule was a population resort destination for high-ranking Communist Party officials.
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