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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Põlva Raion, Estonian SSR. Railroad station 234 km southeast of Tallinn. Population, 4,000 (1974). Põlva has a milk-products combine.
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