Smiltene


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Smiltene

 

a city in Valka Raion, Latvian SSR. Smiltene is situated on the Abula River, a tributary of the Gauja, 5 km from the Riga-Pskov highway. Industries include fruit canning and metalworking, and there is a logging and timber distribution establishment. The city has a sovkhoz technicum.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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