The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city (since 1928) in Madona Raion, Latvian SSR, 6 km from the Varakļâni railroad station (on the Riga- Rêzekne line). Population, 4,000 (1968). There is a flax-processing plant and a dairy.
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