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Mõisaküla
Mõisaküla
is a town in southern Estonia, part of Mulgi Parish of Viljandi
Viljandi
County, just next to the border of Latvia. It is considered to be the smallest town in Estonia. The town has 32 streets, with the total length of 15,5 km. There are 401 dwellings in Mõisaküla, consisting mainly of small 1- or 2-floor small houses. The distance from the closest regional centres are 49 km to Viljandi
Viljandi
and 63 km to Pärnu. The capital of Estonia, Tallinn, is 189 km away and the way to the second biggest town in Estonia, Tartu, is 125 km.

Contents

1 History 2 Twin towns – sister cities 3 References 4 External links

History[edit] Mõisaküla
Mõisaküla
arose on the fens of Abja
Abja
manor (mõis), after which it is named. It was a large railway hub in the 1920s and 1930s, when two narrow-gauge lines came through Mõisaküla, serving all of Estonia until the 1970s when the Soviets closed both lines.[1] It became a town on 1 May 1938. A Lutheran church was established in 1934, but was burned and destroyed in 1983; restoration of the church started in 2005 and the church reopened in 2014.[1] Mõisaküla
Mõisaküla
is the birthplace of Olympic weightlifting medalist Arnold Luhaäär. Luhaäär's medals are on permanent display at the Mõisaküla
Mõisaküla
Museum. It is also the birthplace of stage and film actress Rita Raave. Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Mikkeli, Finland[2]

References[edit]

^ a b Neil Taylor (1 March 2014). Estonia. Bradt Travel Guides. pp. 253–255. ISBN 978-1-84162-487-7.  ^ "Ystävyyskaupungit ja -kunnat". mikkeli.fi. Archived from the original on 29 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mõisaküla.

Official website (in Estonian) Mõisaküla
Mõisaküla
railway station picture gallery (in Estonian)

Coordinates: 58°05′N 25°11′E / 58.083°N 25.183°E / 58.083; 25.183

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Cities and towns (Linnad) of Estonia

Abja-Paluoja Antsla Elva Haapsalu Jõgeva Jõhvi Kallaste Kärdla Karksi-Nuia Kehra Keila Kilingi-Nõmme Kiviõli Kohtla-Järve Kunda Kuressaare Lihula Loksa Maardu Mõisaküla Mustvee Narva Narva-Jõesuu Otepää Paide Paldiski Pärnu Põltsamaa Põlva Püssi Rakvere Räpina Rapla Saue Sillamäe Sindi Suure-Jaani Tallinn Tamsalu Tapa Tartu Tõrva Türi Valga Viljandi Võhma Võru

Jaanilinn (Ivangorod) and Petseri (Pechory) were annexed by the Soviet Union in 1945 and are currently part of Russia.

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Settlements in Mulgi Parish

Towns

Abja-Paluoja Karksi-Nuia Mõisaküla

Small boroughs

Halliste Õisu

Villages

Abja-Vanamõisa Abjaku Ainja Allaste Äriküla Atika Ereste Hirmuküla Hõbemäe Kaarli Kalvre Kamara Karksi Kõvaküla Kulla Laatre Lasari Leeli Lilli Mäeküla Maru Metsaküla Mõõnaste Morna Mulgi Muri Naistevalla Niguli Oti Päidre Päigiste Pärsi Penuja Põlde Polli Pöögle Pornuse Räägu Raamatu Raja Rimmu Saate Saksaküla Sammaste Sarja Sudiste Suuga Tilla Toosi Tuhalaane Ülemõisa Umbsoo Univere Uue-Kariste Vabamatsi Vana-Kariste Veelik

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