Nõmme is one of the 8 administrative districts (Estonian: linnaosa) of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. It has a population of 39,049 (as of 1 January 2013) and covers an area of 28 km2 (11 sq mi), population density is 1,394.6/km2 (3,612/sq mi). The district mostly consists of older private houses and is sometimes known as the "forest city."
Nõmme was founded by Nikolai von Glehn, the owner of Jälgimäe Manor, in 1878 as a summerhouse district. The development started around the railway station. In 1926 it was granted town rights, but in the beginning of the Soviet occupation in 1940, it was unified to Tallinn and remains as one of the eight districts of Tallinn today.
There are many historical sights on Nõmme, like Glehn's Castle, Kalevipoeg sculpture (also known as "Glehn's Devil"), cinema building "Victoria Palace", Nõmme Market etc. Additionally to the historical sights there are many must see places, like Vanaka hill, ski jumping tower, Rahumäe cemetery, Pääsküla Bog etc.