Madona


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Madona

 

(Birži until 1926), a city and administrative center of Madona Raion, Latvian SSR, located in the southeastern part of the Vidzemes Upland. Madona has a railroad station on the Gulbene-Plavinas line, 148 km east of Riga. The local industry is metalworking. Madona has a museum of local lore.

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