Kadrina

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Kadrina
Small borough
Kadrina is located in Estonia
Kadrina
Kadrina
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°20′30″N 26°07′51″E / 59.34167°N 26.13083°E / 59.34167; 26.13083Coordinates: 59°20′30″N 26°07′51″E / 59.34167°N 26.13083°E / 59.34167; 26.13083
Country Estonia
County Lääne-Viru County
Municipality Kadrina Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 2,269

Kadrina is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Lääne-Viru County, northern Estonia. It is the administrative centre of Kadrina Parish. Kadrina is located in the crossing point of TallinnSaint Petersburg (Tallinn–Narva) railway, PärnuRakvere road (nr. 5) and the Loobu River. The nearest towns are Rakvere (12 km east) and Tapa (12 km southwest). As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 2,269.[1]

The name of Kadrina is derived from the St. Catherine's church and parish which establishment dates back to 1231. Earlier name of the settlement was Tõrvestevere (German: Tristfer).[2]

The development from a village to larger settlement began after the TallinnSaint Petersburg railway was built and Kadrina railway station was established in 1870. A school was opened in 1902.

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  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kadrina kirik" (in Estonian). Kadrina vald. Retrieved 5 August 2011. 

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