DAGDA, Latvia—For practically three a long time, Inara Frolova, an area civil servant, has recorded simply how briskly this distant district on Latvia’s jap border has dwindled. When her three brothers, her first husband and her son left for Eire, she wrote it down. When births hit their lowest-ever degree final 12 months, she entered the information.
This 12 months, with its inhabitants at roughly half of what it was in 1990, Dagda County was deemed too small to assist an area authorities and merged with a close-by county.
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