Broceni

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Broceni

 

an urban-type settlement in Saldus Raion, Latvian SSR, on the shore of Ciecere Lake. Railroad station on the Jelgava-Liepaja line. Population, 5,100 (1968). Broceni has a cement and slate combine, a spirits and starch factory, and a limestone quarry. There is a technicum of construction and veterinary science.

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