Järlepa

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Järlepa
Village
Main building of Järlepa Manor
Main building of Järlepa Manor
Järlepa is located in Estonia
Järlepa
Järlepa
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°08′11″N 24°55′38″E / 59.13639°N 24.92722°E / 59.13639; 24.92722Coordinates: 59°08′11″N 24°55′38″E / 59.13639°N 24.92722°E / 59.13639; 24.92722
Country  Estonia
County Raplamaa lipp.svg Rapla County
Municipality EE Juuru fl.svg Juuru Parish
Area
 • Total 10.02 km2 (3.87 sq mi)
Population (01.02.2010[1])
 • Total 206
 • Density 21/km2 (53/sq mi)

Järlepa is a village in Juuru Parish, Rapla County, Estonia. It has an area of 10.02 km² and a population of 206 (as of 1 February 2010).[1]

In 2010 Sadala village was detached from the lands of Järlepa and Lõiuse villages.[2]

Järlepa manor[edit]

Järlepa (German: Jerlep) was founded after 1688. The present building was erected in 1804 in a classicist style. It was devastated during the uprising in 1905 but later restored. During the Soviet occupation of Estonia, the manor house was used as the office of a collective farm. The most famous resident of the manor was dramatist August von Kotzebue who acquired the estate in 1804. During his time, a small theatre was put up at the estate and Kotzebue's plays were often performed.[3][4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kohanimenõukogu koosoleku protokoll nr 34" (in Estonian). EKI Place Names Board. p. 2. 
  2. ^ "Changes in the list of populated places". 
  3. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 80. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  4. ^ Hein, Ants (2009). Eesti Mõisad - Herrenhäuser in Estland - Estonian Manor Houses. Tallinn: Tänapäev. p. 175. ISBN 978-9985-62-765-5.