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The thickest, tallest, and oldest trees in Latvia

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In this table of girth records in Latvia only girth measurements made at a height between 1.30 m and 1.50 m are listed. Trees with multiple trunks are excluded.
Of course this inventory contains only tree records as far as they are registered on this site.

How to measure the girth of a tree?

NrTree speciesGirthLocationMeasurementYear
1Quercus robur (Pedunculate oak)10.20 mKaives ozols, Kaives ozols, Kaive, Zemgale Zeltins2010
2Salix alba (White willow)9.06 mDzenisu, Ape, Vidzeme Zeltins2010
3Tilia cordata (Small-leaved lime)8.63 mSasmaka, Valdemarpils, Kurzeme Zeltins2013
4Populus × canadensis (Canadian poplar)7.72 mInkas, Ligatne, Vidzeme Zeltins2011
5Ulmus laevis (European white elm)7.47 mPlanci, Roja, Kurzeme Zeltins2006
6Fraxinus excelsior (Common ash)6.35 mMedzeri, Dundaga, Kurzeme Zeltins2013
7Ulmus glabra (Wych elm)6.10 mIstra, Istra, Latgale Zeltins2009
8Acer platanoides (Norway maple)5.97 mRutinas, Trikata, Vidzeme Zeltins2005
9Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse-chestnut)5.18 mRenka darzs, Ventspils, Kurzeme Zeltins2009
10Fagus sylvatica (European beech)4.90 mStrante, Saka, Kurzeme Zeltins2011


There are no reliable height measurements in Latvia available yet.


There are no tree age measurements or estimates in Latvia available yet.
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