History of the establishment of the administrative territories of the municipality of Rezekne

The history of Rezekne, as the history monuments show, has been populated since long ago. In the 12 th-13 th century, the city of Rēzekne had been a fortified Latgale palace with camp. In 1773, Rezekne became a county city. At the beginning of the 19 th-20 th century, significant traffic routes were built which affected Rezekne.

In 1936, the Rēzekne District included 19 parish – Andrupenes, Atašiene, Barkavas, Berzgales, Bukmuiža, Druckens, Gaigalava, Kaunatas, McKashen, Maltese, Ozolmuiža, Reznas, Ruijing, Sakstagala, Silaianne, Stirniene, Varakļana, Vidiguiža and Vilnius.

In 1940, the Rēzekne District included 3 cities – Rezekne, Varakalans and Vilnius – and 20 parish – Andrupenes, Atašiene, Barkava, Berzgales, Druckens, Ezernieki, Gaigalava, Galene, Kaunas, Macashenian, Maltese, Nautre, Ozolaine, Rēzna, Rwanda, Silaianne, Sakstagala, Stirniene, Varakalans and Vilnius parish.

In 1947, Vilnius county was created and part of the parish from Rēzekne District was included in the Vilnius District. These were the parish of Atachen, Barkava, Gaigalava, Galen, Stirniene, Varakalans and Vilnius. The Vilnius county existed until 1949 and was then renamed to Vilnius District, which existed until 1962.

On December 31, 1949, the Rēzekne county was divided into districts (Dagda, Maltese, Varakalana, Karsava, Rezekne, Vilnius and Preiles) and part of the parish and village council are added to other areas. The Rēzekne district included Antropova, Auzinu, Beku, Berzgales, Beaux, Bumbiaz, Chaku, Dubuu, Foalvarkova, Gailums, Gaelos, Griškanes, Ismers, Janaples, Jezupoles, Kaunas, Clepere, Lazupole, Macashenes, Marguinea, Rachine, Reese, Sloboda, Sprudzs, Stalerova, Verham, and Vishu village.
In 1950, the Rēzekne district consisted of 31 villages in the Council: Berzgales, Juzupoles, Lendes, Verems, Antropova, Dubular, Foalvarkova, Gayo, Kaunas, Margucha, Matsu, Vienna, Chaku, Guilum, Kleperova, McKashen, Majar, Bex, Bumbiaz, Ozolaine, Sloboda, Auzin, Ozolaine, Chornajah, Rachine, Rēzen, Sprudzeau, Rachine, Rēzen, Sprudzeau, Stockerov.
Between April 1952 and April 1953, the district area was located in Daugavpils district.
In 1952, the city of Rēzekne was awarded the city status of the Republic of Latvia.
After April 1953, the Rēzekne, Maltese and Vilnius districts were in place. In 1957, the Vilnius District Prince, Pelsiņš and Puder village were added to the district of Rezekne.
On November 11, 1959, the village of Maltese Maltese Maltese Employees, Culku, Feimaa, Lipušku village, Chapters 3 and 4 of the Soviet farm “Razna”, foam, Rusenica, Silvern, Schmel, Zosna village area, was added to the district of Rezekne. The area of the liquidated Dagda District Andrupenes village “8 March” was added on 17 April 1962.
On December 18, 1962, the Vilnius district of Vilnius and Varakalans, Atspuku, Dekshores, Gaigalava, Garanza, Socola, Cantalo, Radols, Rikava, Sakstagala and Upenieku village areas, were added, while the areas of the Rēzekne District Gayo, Christinca, Mezvidu, Nautre, Rank, Stalerova village kolhoza “Zarja” were added to the Ludza district.
In 1963, the city of Varakalans, the village of Stirniene, with the exception of the “1 st May” area, was added to the region of Madona, the Upenieku village and the Stirniene village kolhoza “1 May” area – for the Preilu district.
In the 1964 s, the Rēzekne district included 1 city – Vilnius, 1 city village – Malta and 35 villages in the Council – Audrina, Atspukas, Berzgales, Bumbiaz, Chornajas, Culku, Decrores, Dricana, Feimane, Gailums, Gaigalava, Garanza, Griškane, Janapolava, Cantalo, Kaunas, Crusan, Lende, Foreres, Ozolaine, Rikava, Rushenica, Rachine, Rikava, Rushenica, Rachine, Socola, Slabadas, Rachina, Socola, Slabadas, Rachina, Socola, Stalerova, Rushina, Socola, Stalerova, Günchina, Socola, Stalerova, Günchina, Socola, Stalerova, Games, Verham and Zosna.
On January 14, 1969, the Vilnius district cops and Rwanda villages were added.

On March 29, 1973, a part of the village of Madona District Murmasten was added to the village of Atspuk.

After the merger of the village councils in 1975, there was 1 city in the Rēzekne district – Vilnius, 1 city village – Malta and 27 villages of the Council – Audrina, Berzgales, Verems, Gaigalava, Griškana, Decchar, Dricana, Cantalian, Kaunas, crutches, Lendes, Nagles, Ozolaine, Maku, Lendagala, Nagles, Ozolaine, Rikava, Sakstagala, Radola, Rikava, Sacagala, Ruijing, Silverva, Sacagala, Chornajas, Games. After the 1994 village, the Council was renamed parish councils. Since September 1, 1999, the district of Rezekne also includes Nautrenes civil parish and, by September 2007, the district of Rezekne included 1 city – Vilnius and 28 parish. On July 1, 2009, administrative territorial reforms led to the merger of Rēzekne district municipalities in 2 provinces: Rezekne municipality and Vilnius municipality. The city of Vilnius, Vilnius, Sokolku and Decares parish was located in Vilnius municipality, the remaining 25 municipalities merged in Rezekne municipality. In implementing the administrative territorial reform of 1 July 2021, the municipalities of Rezekne and Vilnius were once again merged into one large Rēzekne municipality.

Change of the name of the municipality of Rezekne from 1944 until 2009

1944 - 1949 - December 1949LPSR Rēzekne county;
December 1949 – October 1956Executive Committee of THE Council OF Members of the Rēzekne District Council (IK);
November 1956 – 1962A member of the Council OF Members of the Rēzekne City Council of Labour,
1962 g.apr - October 1977LPSR Rēzekne District Council OF Members of the Council
October 1977 – May 1990LPSR Rēzekne District Council OF Members of the Council
1990 May – March 1992LR Rēzekne District Council OF Members of the Council of Labour
March 1992 – May 1994THE Board of Governors of THE Rēzekne District People's Council;
May 1994 – 2009.LR Rēzekne District Council;
July 2009 -LR Rezekne municipality municipality.

The largest centres in Rēzekne municipality are located in the vicinity of railways and roads. The largest influx of the population in the municipality took place in the 20 th century. In the 70 s, it was linked to the construction of large plants in the city. The municipality of Rezekne is divided into two groups: historical villages and newly created villages. Historic villages are the largest populated areas that have emerged in ancient history and developed in post-war years. Newly created villages are villages formed in post-war years, developing colhoses and Soviet holdings (sovhozos).
On the basis of such distribution, the municipalities of the municipality of Rezekne may be classified as follows:

  • Audrinu civil parish. Audrijs - newly established village;
  • Berzgales civil parish. Berzgale – historical village, Mariental – historical village;
  • The parish of Chornajas. Chornaja – newly established village, Ratnieki – newly established village;
  • The parish of Dricana. Dricani – historical village, Pilcene – historical village;
  • Feimau civil parish. Feimai - historical village;
  • Gaigalavas civil parish. Bikava – historic village, Vecjjani – historical village;
  • Griškanas civil parish – Griškans – newly formed village, Janapole – historic village, Sprudzeva – newly established village;
  • Ilzeskalna civil parish. Ilzeskalns - newly established village;
  • Kantnieku civil parish. Liuge - newly established village;
  • Kaunata civil parish. Kaunata – historical village, Dubular – historical village;
  • Lendzu civil parish. Genji - newly established village;
  • Luznavas civil parish. Luznava – newly formed village, Zosna – historic village, Veczosna – historical village;
  • Makoņkalna civil parish. Lipuški - historical village;
  • Maltese civil parish. Malta – historical village, Chernoste – historical village, Rozentova – historical village;
  • Nagu civil parish. Nagles - newly established village, Iceland - historical village;
  • Nautrenes civil parish. Rogovka – historical village, Rasnupe – historic village, Decteri – historic village; Ozolaine parish. Bekis - newly established village, ozolaine – historical village;
  • Ozolmuiža civil parish. Ozolmuiža – historical village;
  • The parish of the boy. Pusha – historical village;
  • Rikavas civil parish. Rikava - historical village;
  • Sakstagala civil parish. Ciskādi – historical village, Signagal – historic village, Uļjanova – newly established village;
  • Silmalas civil parish. Old River – historic village, Gornica – newly formed village, crutches – newly formed village, Prezma – historic village, Rogowiki – newly established village;
  • The parish of Strujan. Fountains - newly established village;
  • The parish of Verems. Sondori – newly formed village, Tonmui – newly formed village, Adamov – historic village, McCasanas – historic village;

Vilanu civil parish there are the following villages: Alexandrapole, Beachi, Blūzmi, Brikuļi, Brivci, Broki, Dervanka, Frolovka, New wave, Jushki, Christways, Kokoi, Lagoni, Laws, Lavrovka, Larry Tuchi, Lucans, Mallogists, Malta, Massailski, Forests, Mukuļi, Notra, Ornicans, Peiseneeks, Pisichi, Pochi, Private, Radopole, Rampheans, Solaskungi, Tweenans, Taki, Ugrims, Vilnius Manor.

Dekshores civil parish there are 28 villages, the largest of which is Decrores village, new owners 2, ells, Obeliškas and Stiukas.

Sokolku civil parish there are 22 villages. The largest of them are Snape, Ustroņi, Forestry, Skudnova, Flows. The specificity of Sokolku is that they had been designated by Russian Old Believers as a place of settlement 300 years ago, saving from the barrier of the cara. Around Gurilisc, Ulyanov, Paramonovka's Old Believers' prayers were made by Russians: Antoņiški, Jugerman, Skudnovka, Zavaruyevka, Podlisovka.

Over time, not only changes in local government territories have occurred, but also the change of names. In 1962, Rēzekne District Puder village was renamed Audriņa village. Audrinu parish went into history with tragic events during the Second World War, when the Nazis in Rēzekne's market area publicly shot 30 Audrey men, but the village was burned. In 1989, the village of Gailums was called Ilzeskalna village. The village village was established in 1954, from 1959 to the Rēzekne district. In 1975, it was accompanied by the winding-up of the Culku village Council, in 1987 by the Council of Cruit and Ruijing villages. It is now one of the largest parish parishes.
In 1950, a working village in Malta was established. In 1961, the village was renamed as a town village. Between 1950 and 1959 there was a Maltese district.

The city's rights were awarded in 1928. From 1940, the city of the county is part of the Rēzekne District. From 1947, the Vilnius District Centre. From 1949, the city, the Vilnius District Centre. From 1962 Vilnius is part of the Rēzekne district. From July 2009 to July 1, 2021, the city of Vilnius was the administrative centre of Vilnius municipality. From 1 July 2021, the city of Vilnius is part of the Rēzekne municipality.

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