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The geographical location and convenient access to infrastructure makes Ogre town a great place for business.
The Riga-Daugavpils highway passes through the town area, as well as electrified railway line, which provides the mobility of citizens. The town is built along the national gas pipeline which is also used for Ogre. High voltage power lines go through the town from the powerhouses of Pļaviņas and Ķegums.
Ogre has and will have an important role in public transport, and the town has many administrative, educational, cultural, commercial, financial and other institutions. The town’s services are used not only by the residents of Ogre Municipality.
Favourable natural and business development conditions in Ogre are creating the preconditions for the development of modern technology. Following the latest trends, scientific breakthroughs and discoveries are relatively quickly introduced into production.
Different companies and enterprises are situated in Ogre, which is important part of economic structure of the town and Municipality. Ogre town can be divided into several areas that are based on the economic, social, recreational, administrative or some other type of functional activity. Industrial area is located in the outskirts of the town where the territory of the former Ogre Knitwear factory is one of the largest. The administrative, cultural, educational, sports, shopping area is located in the central part of the town; several shopping centres are situated also along the highway. Recreational or leisure areas can be found in the town's most beautiful places of hilly and forested Jaunogre and Pārogre, as well as next to the Ogre River and Daugava River.