The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Liepäja Raion in southwestern Latvian SSR. Railroad station 57 km southeast of Liepäja. Population, 5,200 (1969). Vainiode produces department-store equipment, haberdashery, and souvenirs.
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