Moe, Estonia

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Moe
Village
Moe distillery
Moe distillery
Moe is located in Estonia
Moe
Moe
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°15′39″N 25°59′43″E / 59.26083°N 25.99528°E / 59.26083; 25.99528Coordinates: 59°15′39″N 25°59′43″E / 59.26083°N 25.99528°E / 59.26083; 25.99528
Country Estonia
County Lääne-Viru County
Municipality Tapa Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 206

Moe is a village in Tapa Parish, Lääne-Viru County, in northern Estonia. It's located about 3.5 km southeast of the town of Tapa, on the Valgejõgi River. Moe is passed by the PärnuRakvere road (nr 5), and is bordered by the TallinnTapaTartu railway to the southwest. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 206.[1]

Moe knight manor (Muddis) was first mentioned in 1500 when it belonged to Hermann Rothase. In 1566 it was 12 hides large. It was also the first record about Moe (Muddus) and Koluotsa (Kollotz), villages owned by the manor. In 1887 the new Estonian owner Jakob Kurberg established a modern distillery which became one of the largest in Estonia. It operated until 2009. The Estonian Distillery Industry Museum (Eesti Piiritusetööstuse Muuseum) is opened in he old vodka kitchen.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Moe küla" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 12 May 2013. 

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