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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an urban-type settlement in Stučka Raion, Latvian SSR. Located on the right bank of the Daugava River, Skrīveri has a railroad station, 72 km southeast of Riga. The Latvian Scientific Research Institute on Crop Cultivation and Agricultural Economics is located in the settlement. Skrīveri also has an arboretum and the house-museum of the writer A. Upīts.

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Last night, coolest night temperature records were registered in Rezekne (+4.6 degrees C), Daugavpils (+4.1 degrees C), Zilani (+6.2 degrees C), Skriveri (+5.3 degrees C), Bauska (+6.3 degrees C), and Saldus (+6.3 degrees C).
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In the Alberta street location in Riga, Skriveri holds an open house with magazine and poetry readings, and their Web site is full of other such 'meetings' and alternative-to-supermarket locations.