The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement in Valmiera Raion, Latvian SSR, 13 km from Valmiera and 3 km from the Zilaiskalns railroad station (on the Valmiera-Ainaži line). Peat is extracted in Zilaiskalns.
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