The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
urban-type settlement in Riga Raion, Latvian SSR, located 10 km south of Riga. Population, 2,000 (1968). Peat is extracted and machines for the peat industry are produced at Baloži.
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