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Bauska

 

a city and administrative center in Bauska Raion, Latvian SSR. It is situated at the confluence of the Musha and Memele Rivers (they form the Lielupe) 66 km south of Riga. The nearest railroad station is Ietsava (26 km away). Population, 7,900 (1969). Bauska is the site of a fruit cannery and the Saule Textile Combine. A folk theater, an art museum, and a museum of local lore are located there. Bauska was first mentioned in 1443 and became a city in 1511. There are ruins of a 15th-16th-century castle.

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Public transport services with buses in part of the regional route network - bauska.
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in den historischen Siedlungsgebiete der Liven, besonders im nordlichen Kurland, in den einst von Krewinen besiedelten Gebieten um Bauska, Gegenden an der nordlichen Grenze, wo vor noch nicht allzu langer Zeit Estnisch sprechende Esten lebten, d.
My favourite such memory was a trip to the small town of Bauska. Unsure how to reach its famous castle, I approached a young waitress in the town square.
A monument commemorating local Latvian Waffen SS was unveiled in Bauska in September 2012.
The author mentions reports that members of the SS specifically targeted the genitals of young males during beatings, as well as the castration of 56 Jewish men in the ghetto of Bauska (Latvia) in July 1941.
The aim of the research is to write a valid conclusion based on the research material that may provide preservation of the urban environment of Bauska and suggestions for its development based on the analysis of the urban planning and the current situation in the context of the green plantation zones.
The monument to members of three SS battalions was unveiled in the town of Bauska on Friday in the presence of local officials and lawmakers.
Excavations at the 8th-11th century AD Semigallian cemeteries of Cunkani-Drengeri, on Drengeri farm in Bauska Parish, have taken place under the direction of nine archaeologists, working for a total of 17 seasons and excavating 724 inhumations (Atgazis 1994; 1996).
Rigas Piena Kombinats A/S., Bauska Iela 180, 1004 Riga, Latvia.