Koidula, Põlva County

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Koidula
village
Koidula is located in Estonia
Koidula
Koidula
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 57°50′18″N 27°35′40″E / 57.83833°N 27.59444°E / 57.83833; 27.59444Coordinates: 57°50′18″N 27°35′40″E / 57.83833°N 27.59444°E / 57.83833; 27.59444
Country Estonia
County Põlva County
Municipality Värska Parish
Population (01.01.2011[1])
 • Total 1

Koidula is a village in Värska Parish, Põlva County, in southeastern Estonia, on the border with Russia. It's located few kilometeres northwest of Russian town Pechory. Koidula is the border crossing point of Karisilla–Pechory road (nr. 63), Tartu–Pechory and Valga–Pechory railways. Currently only Tartu–Pechory line is open to freight traffic, Valga–Pechory is inactive. Since 2008 a new railway station is being built in the neighbouring Matsuri village. This enables the traffic between Tartu–Pechory and Valga–Pechory lines without crossing the Russian border. It is also theoretically possible to be used for traffic between Saint Petersburg and Riga.

Koidula has only 1 inhabitant (as of 1 January 2011).[1]

Border queue in Koidula.


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Värska valla arengukava 2011–2017" (in Estonian). Värska vald. p. 8.