Keava

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Keava
Keava railway station
Keava railway station
Keava is located in Estonia
Keava
Keava
Coordinates: 58°56′N 24°53′E / 58.933°N 24.883°E / 58.933; 24.883Coordinates: 58°56′N 24°53′E / 58.933°N 24.883°E / 58.933; 24.883
Country Estonia
County Rapla County
Population (1 January 2007)
 • Total 287
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
Website http://web.zone.ee/keava

Keava is a small borough (alevik) in Kehtna Parish, Rapla County, Estonia. Population 287 (as of 1 January 2007).

Keava hill fort[edit]

The remains of a hill fort, probably used as early as the second millennium BC, lie on a steep ridge in Keava. It was in use until the Middle Ages and may be identical to a castle raided, according to Russian chronicles, by Iziaslav I of Kiev in 1054. The hill fort consists of ramparts enclosing a courtyard measuring circa 55 metres (180 ft) by 20 metres (66 ft).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Viirand, Tiiu (2004). Estonia. Cultural Tourism. Kunst Publishers. p. 158. ISBN 9949407184.