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Jurmala, Latvia

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 22, 2023

Summary: The approximate population of Jurmala, Latvia is approximately 55,000 people. People describe Jurmala as a beautiful seaside resort town with a unique combination of modern amenities and traditional charm. Expats love living in Jurmala for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and easy access to the capital city of Riga. The weather in Jurmala is generally mild with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s in the winter to the mid-60s in the summer (Fahrenheit). The average cost of living in Jurmala for an expat is around $1,500 per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $500 per month and a two bedroom apartment is around $700 per month.

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What do I need to know about living in Jurmala?

When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Jurmala, they said:

"Expats considering retiring in Jurmala should be aware that the city is a popular tourist destination, so it can be quite crowded during the summer months. It is also important to note that the cost of living in Jurmala is relatively low compared to other European cities, making it an attractive option for retirees. Additionally, the city is well-connected to the rest of Latvia and the rest of Europe, with an international airport and a railway station. Finally, expats should be aware that the climate in Jurmala is temperate, with cold winters and mild summers," explained one expat living in Jurmala, Latvia.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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