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Valka Municipality (Latvian: Valkas novads) is a municipality in Vidzeme, Latvia. The municipality was formed in 2009 by merging Valka town, Ērģeme parish, Kārķi parish, Valka parish, Vijciems parish and Zvārtava parish; the administrative centre being Valka. In 2016 it was announced that due to better welfare and higher salaries in neighbouring Estonia, over 10% of municipality's inhabitants have registered themselves as inhabitants of Valga County

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