Rūjiena

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Rūjiena
Town
Rūjiena town hall
Rūjiena town hall
Flag of Rūjiena
Flag
Coat of arms of Rūjiena
Coat of arms
Rūjiena is located in Latvia
Rūjiena
Rūjiena
Location in Latvia
Coordinates: 57°53′49.85″N 25°19′33.24″E / 57.8971806°N 25.3259000°E / 57.8971806; 25.3259000Coordinates: 57°53′49.85″N 25°19′33.24″E / 57.8971806°N 25.3259000°E / 57.8971806; 25.3259000
Country  Latvia
District (defunct) Valmiera
Municipality Rūjiena
Town rights 1920
Government
 • Mayor Guntis Gladkins
Area
 • Total 18 km2 (7 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 3,377
 • Density 204/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code LV-4240
Calling code +371 642
Number of city council members 9

Rūjiena (About this sound pronunciation ; Russian: Руен; German: Rujen; Estonian: Ruhja) is a town in Latvia, seat of the homonym municipality, in the former district of Valmiera. As of 2010 its population was of 3,377.[1]

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The town is located in northern Latvia, near the borders with Estonia, in the historical region of Vidzeme (anciently part of Livonia). It is 50 km far from Valmiera, 91 from Pärnu and 152 from Riga.

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