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Kiidjärve
KIIDJäRVE is a village in Vastse-Kuuste Parish
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
Põlva
and about 30 km (19 mi) southeast of the city of Tartu , by the Tartu– Pechory
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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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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Ahja River
The AHJA (Estonian : Ahja jõgi) is a river in Estonia
Estonia
. The river is 103.4 kilometres (64.2 mi) long. The river begins at Lake Erastvere and empties into the River
River
Emajõgi
Emajõgi
. * The Ahja in Lääniste in 2008 * The Ahja near Valgemetsa * Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
watermill, built in 1914 * Taevaskoja * Winter in 2016 SEE ALSO Wikimedia Commons has media related to AHJA (RIVER) . * Ahja covers the Ahja manorCoordinates : 58°23′5.6″N 27°9′27.06″E / 58.384889°N 27.1575167°E / 58.384889; 27.1575167 This article related to a river in Estonia
Estonia
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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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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 , two observer states , and 11 other states. The _sovereignty dispute_ column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (190 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (16 states, out of which there are 6 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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Estonia
ESTONIA (/ɛˈstoʊniə/ (_ listen ); Estonian : Eesti_ ), officially the REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA (Estonian: _Eesti Vabariik_), is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe . It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland , to the west by the Baltic Sea , to the south by Latvia (343 km), and to the east by Lake Peipus and Russia (338.6 km). Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden in the west and Finland in the north. The territory of Estonia consists of a mainland and 2,222 islands and islets in the Baltic Sea, covering 45,339 km2 (17,505 sq mi) of land and water, and is influenced by a humid continental climate . The territory of Estonia has been inhabited since at least 6500 BC, with Finno-Ugric speakers – the linguistic ancestors of modern Estonians – arriving no later than around 1800 BC
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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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Põlva County
PõLVA COUNTY (Estonian : Põlva maakond), or PõLVAMAA, is one of 15 counties of Estonia
Estonia
. It is situated in south-eastern part of the country and borders Tartu , Valga and Võru counties. The county also shares a common border with Pskov Oblast
Pskov Oblast
of Russia
Russia
. Long sections of the border with neighboring Russia
Russia
have not yet been ratified by treaty, and certain villages in Põlva County (e.g., Lutepää and Saatse) can only be reached by driving through Russian-controlled territory. 28,507 people live in Põlva County – constituting 2.3% of the total population in Estonia
Estonia
(as of January 2013)
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Municipalities Of Estonia
A MUNICIPALITY (Estonian : omavalitsus, plural omavalitsused) is the smallest administrative subdivision of Estonia . Each municipality is a unit of self-government with its representative and executive bodies. The municipalities in Estonia cover the entire territory of the country. Municipalities in 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 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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Vastse-Kuuste Parish
VASTSE-KUUSTE PARISH (Estonian : Vastse-Kuuste
Vastse-Kuuste
vald) is a rural municipality of Estonia
Estonia
, in Põlva County
Põlva County
. It has a population of 1,255 (as of 1 January 2009) and an area of 123.01 km². SETTLEMENTS Small borough Vastse-Kuuste
Vastse-Kuuste
Villages Karilatsi - Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
- Koorvere - Leevijõe - Logina - Lootvina - Padari - Popsiküla - Valgemetsa - Vooreküla REFERENCES * ^ "Population figure and composition"
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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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Põlva
PõLVA (Estonian pronunciation: ) is a town in southeastern Estonia , the capital of Põlva County
Põlva County
, and the centre of Põlva Parish . Põlva
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
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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 . Situated 186 kilometres (116 miles) southeast of Tallinn
Tallinn
and 245 kilometres (152 miles) northeast of Riga, Tartu
Tartu
lies on the Emajõgi ("Mother river"), which connects the two largest lakes of Estonia
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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
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
Pechory
was an important border stronghold
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Edelaraudtee
EDELARAUDTEE (Southwestern railway) is an Estonian railway operator founded in 1997. AS Edelaraudtee
Edelaraudtee
operates freight services on lines from Tallinn
Tallinn
to Rapla
Rapla
, Pärnu
Pärnu
"> Diesel multiple unit DR1B at Tartu (2010) On 16 March 2012 Edelaraudtee
Edelaraudtee
launched new information display solution based on GPS
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
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