HOME
The Info List - Kiidjärve



--- Advertisement ---


(i) (i) (i) (i) (i)

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.

CONTENTS

* 1 Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
Manor * 2 Notable people * 3 Gallery * 4 References * 5 External links

KIIDJäRVE MANOR

Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
was the location of Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
Manor, first mentioned in the end of the 17th century. At first it belonged to the Zöge family , but changed the owner very often thereinafter. The last baron E. von Maydell built a red brick watermill on the Ahja River in 1914. In 1922 the manor was dispossessed and gifted to Independence War veteran Victor Mutt. The manor's classicist wooden main building was destroyed during a fire in 1950. In 2003 a new culture house-library was built on the site. The surrounding park was created on the second half of the 18th century, and was taken under natural protection in 1972.

NOTABLE PEOPLE

* Actress Ene Järvis (born 1947) was born in Kiidjärve. * Singer and television journalist Kalmer Tennosaar (1928–2004) was born in Kiidjärve.

GALLERY

*

Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
Manor's granary-cereal dryer *

Dam of Saesaare hydroelectric power plant *

Saesaare Reservoir *

Saesaare Reservoir *

Valgesoo landscape protection area *

Observation tower in Valgesoo

REFERENCES

* ^ A B