Kusa, Latvia

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Kusa is a village in eastern Latvia in Madona municipality. As of 2008, Kusa had a population of 686. Kusa is situated by road P30 in 8th kilometer from Madona towards Cēsis.

History[edit]

Kusa developed from former manor with few houses into village in the 1970s, thanks to organisation PMK-19. PMK-19 (LV: Pārvietojamā Mehanizatoru Kolonna) was draining marches and improving quality of fields of local Soviet farming organisations - colhos. There have been built 3-4 stock houses, District heating system and paved roads. Kusa has postal office (postal code LV-4847), primary school (Kusas Pamatskola) for ca 250 kids, small shops, hotel. There are saw mill, car-repair workshops and gas station in Kusa.

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Coordinates: 56°53′53″N 26°07′37″E / 56.89794°N 26.12699°E / 56.89794; 26.12699