Olaine


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Olaine

 

a city (until 1967, a settlement) in Riga Raion, Latvian SSR. Situated on the Misa River (Lielupe River basin). Railroad station 20 km south of Riga. Olaine has plants producing chemical reagents, plastics, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, and glue, and also a peat-processing plant.

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