Kõrkküla, Ida-Viru County

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Kõrkküla
Village
Baltic Klint's Cambrian berm in Kõrkküla.
Baltic Klint's Cambrian berm in Kõrkküla.
Kõrkküla is located in Estonia
Kõrkküla
Kõrkküla
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°25′45″N 26°56′11″E / 59.42917°N 26.93639°E / 59.42917; 26.93639Coordinates: 59°25′45″N 26°56′11″E / 59.42917°N 26.93639°E / 59.42917; 26.93639
Country Estonia
County Ida-Viru County
Municipality Aseri Parish
First mentioned 1466[1]
Population (10.01.2012[2])
 • Total 40

Kõrkküla is a village in Aseri Parish, Ida-Viru County in northeastern Estonia. It's located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland, by the TallinnNarva (Saint Petersburg) road (part of E20), just southeast of Aseri, the centre of the municipality. Kõrkküla has a population of 40 (as of 10 January 2012).[2]

Kõrkküla was first mentioned in 1466.[1]

There is a limestone cross beside the road to memorialize a Russian boyar Vassili Rosladin, who was killed there in 1590.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Kõrkküla" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Asukoht ja rahvastik" (in Estonian). Aseri vald. Retrieved 12 August 2012.