Administrative divisions of Latvia (valid since 1 July 2009).
Courland, or Kurzeme (in Latvian; Kurāmō; German and Kurland; Curonia/Couronia; Курляндия; Kuršas; Kurlandia), is one of the historical and cultural regions in western Latvia.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
A merger, consolidation or amalgamation, in a political or administrative sense, is the combination of two or more political or administrative entities, such as municipalities (in other words cities, towns, etc.), counties, districts, etc., into a single entity.
A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.
Nīca is a village in Nīca municipality, Latvia.
Nīca parish (Nīcas pagasts) is an administrative unit of the Nīca Municipality, Latvia.
Otaņķi parish (Otaņķu pagasts) is an administrative unit of the Nīca Municipality, Latvia.