The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a city in Valmiera Raion, Latvian SSR. Situated on the Rūja River, 170 km northeast of Riga. Railroad station on a branch of the Pärnu-Türi line. The city produces butter and knitwear.

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The day after Latvia joined the euro zone he visited Rujiena in order to meet then-President Berzins and buy some ice cream in a clearly contrived PR scoop (geddit?) to demonstrate the importance of the euro zone.
Naiteks ei saa perioodi kohta andmeid Rujiena (saksa Rujen, eesti Ruhja), Salacgriva (saksa Salis), Apekalnsi (saksa Oppekaln), Aluksne (saksa Marienburg, eesti Aluliina), Gaujiena (saksa Adsel, eesti Koivaliina) ja Lugasi (saksa Luhte, eesti Luke) puhul.
Pabst expressed his doubts that Ovele might be associated with Oleri (located north-east of Lake Burtnieks), or with Omuli (situated between Rujiena and Valka).
Endzelins, the entry kdrki includes the name of Karkli Manor, as well as the names of old holdings kdrkeni (also the mill, kdrkenu dzirnavas) located near Rujiena. It is noteworthy that the names of the Manor and old holdings are indicated to be differently pronounced.