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Kiidjärve
KIIDJäRVE is a village in Vastse-Kuuste Parish , Põlva County
Põlva County
in southeastern Estonia
Estonia
. It's located about 9 km (6 mi) north of the town of Põlva and about 30 km (19 mi) southeast of the city of Tartu , by the Tartu– Pechory railway and the Ahja River . The village territory includes Saesaare Reservoir with hydroelectric power station and Valgesoo bog (Landscape protection area). As of 2011 Census , the settlement's population was 168. In Kiidjärve, there's a railway halt on Edelaraudtee 's Tartu –Koidula line, but is served by only one train a day. The journey from/to Tartu
Tartu
takes about 45 minutes. Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
is home to "Maarja Village" (Maarja Küla), home of young adults with learning disabilities
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Pechory
PECHORY (Russian : Печо́ры; Estonian and Seto : Petseri) is a town and the administrative center of Pechorsky District in Pskov Oblast , Russia . Its population in the 2010 Census was 11,195, having fallen from 13,056 recorded in the 2002 Census and 11,935 in the 1989 Census . This population includes a few hundred ethnic Estonians . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Administrative and municipal status * 3 Religion * 4 Notable people * 5 References * 5.1 Notes * 5.2 Sources * 6 External links HISTORYIt was founded as a posad in the 16th century near the Pskov-Caves Monastery (which was established in the 15th century) and soon developed into an important trading post. During the reign of Ivan the Terrible , Pechory was an important border stronghold
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Tartu
TARTU (Estonian pronunciation: , South Estonian : Tarto) is the second largest city of Estonia
Estonia
, after Estonia's political and financial capital Tallinn
Tallinn
. Tartu
Tartu
is often considered the intellectual centre of the country, especially since it is home to the nation's oldest and most renowned university, the University of Tartu . The city also houses the Supreme Court of Estonia
Estonia
, the Ministry of Education and Research and the new impressive building of the Estonian National Museum opened to public on October 2016. It is also the birthplace of Estonian Song Festivals
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Põlva
PõLVA (Estonian pronunciation: ) is a town in southeastern Estonia , the capital of Põlva County , and the centre of Põlva Parish . Põlva is home for the Intsikurmu Song Festival Grounds, which regularly hosts concerts and summer activities, situated in a small forested area on the west side of the town. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Education * 3 Culture and sport * 4 Politics * 5 Twin towns * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORY The Estonian War of Independence monument in Põlva. The name "Põlva" appears in the historical record in 1452. The name seems to derive from the Estonian word for "knee" (põlv). Legend has it that a girl was immured in a kneeling position in St. Mary's Church to keep the devil away. This is reputedly how the town was named. Põlva was an old military crossroad between the north and south of Livonia
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Edelaraudtee
EDELARAUDTEE (Southwestern railway) is an Estonian railway operator founded in 1997. AS Edelaraudtee operates freight services on lines from Tallinn to Rapla , Pärnu "> Diesel multiple unit DR1B at Tartu (2010) On 16 March 2012 Edelaraudtee launched new information display solution based on GPS , that provided passengers via Internet and physical displays real-time information on the trains’ locations. The developed information project, whose part is that solution, had an objective to provide passengers necessary opportunities to acquire trip information. Edelaraudtee had plans to equip all serviced train stations and stops with QR codes to link passengers with relevant station’s or train stop’s information display in Internet. ROLLING STOCKFreight operations are handled by Czech -built ChME3 diesel shunters , while passenger services were provided by around twenty DR1A/B diesel multiple units
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Koidula Railway Station
KOIDULA RAILWAY STATION (Estonian : Koidula raudteejaam) is a railway station in Koidula , Estonia , on the Russian border. It merges the Tartu –Pechory and Valga –Pechory railways just before the Russian border (Pechory is located straight after the border). The station opened in September 2011, and is a few yards from the border with Russia border and the railway station at. The main purpose of the station is making the crossing of Russian border easier for both goods and passengers. It also enabled the traffic on "Southeast Estonian Triangle" (Tartu –Valga –Piusa –Tartu) without crossing the Russian border. Currently however there are no cross-border passenger trains, and services from Pskov to Pechory do not connect with the Elron services in Estonia . The station has up to two trains a day to Tartu and Piusa , operated by Elron
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Statistics Estonia
STATISTICS ESTONIA (Estonian : Statistikaamet) is the Estonian government agency responsible for producing official statistics regarding Estonia. It is subordinated the Ministry of Finance . The agency has approximately 400 employees. The office of the agency is located in Tatari , Tallinn
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Populated Places In Estonia
POPULATED PLACES IN ESTONIA (officially: settlement units ), are cities or settlement units of rural municipalities , but only cities have administrative functions. Settlement units are divided into settlements and urban regions (subdivisions of cities)
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2011 Estonia Census
The 2011 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS (PHC 2011) (Estonian : Rahva ja eluruumide loendus (REL 2011)). was a census that was carried out during 31 December 2011 – 31 March 2012 in Estonia
Estonia
by Statistics Estonia
Estonia
. The total actual population recorded was 1,294,455 persons. SEE ALSO * Demographics of Estonia
Estonia
REFERENCES * ^ "PHC2011 - Statistics Estonia
Estonia
launched the census publicity campaign called “Everyone counts!”". Stat.ee. Retrieved 2013-11-04. * ^ "Population and Housing Census
Census
2011". Estonia.eu. Retrieved 2013-11-04. * ^ "Official Census
Census
Figures: Estonia\'s Population Is 1,294,236 Society News ERR". News. Retrieved 2013-11-04. * ^ "Estonian Embassy in Tel Aviv". Telaviv.vm.ee. 2012-03-31. Retrieved 2013-11-04
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Estonian War Of Independence
Independence of Estonia Vidzeme gained by the Republic of Latvia
Latvia
BELLIGERENTS Estonia
Estonia

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List Of Sovereign States
This LIST OF SOVEREIGN STATES provides an overview of sovereign states around the world , with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty . Membership within the United Nations
United Nations
system divides the 206 listed states into three categories: 193 member states , 2 observer states , and 11 other states. The sovereignty dispute column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (191 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (15 states, out of which there are 5 member states, 1 observer state and 9 other states). Compiling a list such as this can be a difficult and controversial process, as there is no definition that is binding on all the members of the community of nations concerning the criteria for statehood . For more information on the criteria used to determine the contents of this list, please see the criteria for inclusion section below
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Counties Of Estonia
COUNTIES (Estonian : maakond, plural maakonnad) are the first-level administrative subdivisions of Estonia
Estonia
. Estonian territory is composed of 15 counties, including 13 on the mainland and 2 on islands. The government (maavalitsus) of each county is led by a maavanem (governor) who represents the national government (Vabariigi Valitsus) at the regional level. Governors are appointed by the national government for a term of five years. Each county is further divided into municipalities of two types: urban municipalities (towns, linnad) and rural municipalities (parishes, vallad). CONTENTS * 1 List of counties * 2 History * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links LIST OF COUNTIES Population
Population
figures are those of 1 January 2016. List of counties of Estonia
Estonia
Coat of arms COUNTY CAPITAL Area
Area
(km2) POPULATION Pop. density (inhab
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Estonia
ESTONIA (/ɛˈstoʊniə/ ( listen ); Estonian : Eesti ), officially the REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA (Estonian: Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe
Europe
. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland
Gulf of Finland
, to the west by the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
, to the south by Latvia
Latvia
(343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia
Russia
(338.6 km). Across the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
lies Sweden
Sweden
in the west and Finland
Finland
in the north
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Municipalities Of Estonia
A MUNICIPALITY (Estonian : omavalitsus, plural omavalitsused) is the smallest administrative subdivision of Estonia
Estonia
. Each municipality is a unit of self-government with its representative and executive bodies. The municipalities in Estonia
Estonia
cover the entire territory of the country. Municipalities in Estonia
Estonia
are of two types: URBAN MUNICIPALITIES or TOWNS (linnad, singular linn) and RURAL MUNICIPALITIES or PARISHES (vallad, singular vald). There is no other status distinction between them. Municipality
Municipality
may contain one or several settlements . All urban municipalities plus 6 rural municipalities contain only one settlement. Of the latter six, 5 are so-called "borough-parishes", consisting of one borough, while Ruhnu Parish consists of one village. Some municipalities are divided into districts
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