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a city under republic jurisdiction of the Estonian SSR, located on the Gulf of Finland (Baltic Sea), 3 km from the Vaivara railroad station on the Tallinn-Leningrad line. Population, 15,500 (1975). Sillamäe has a mining technicum. [23–1085–]
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