Pirita (subdistrict)

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Pirita
Subdistrict of Tallinn
Ruins of the St. Brigitta's Convent
Pirita subdistrict within Pirita District.
Pirita subdistrict within Pirita District.
Country  Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
City Flag of Tallinn.svg Tallinn
District Flag of Pirita district, Tallinn, Estonia.svg Pirita
Population (01.01.2014[1])
 • Total 960

Pirita is a subdistrict (Estonian: asum) in the district of Pirita, Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. It's located around the estuary of the Pirita River to the Tallinn Bay. The subdistrict has a population of 960 (As of 1 January 2014).[1] Pirita was selected as the venue of the sailing events for the 1980 summer Olympics. During the preparations for the Olympics, sports buildings were built in Tallinn including the Pirita Yachting Centre and the Hotel Olümpia.

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  1. ^ a b "Statistical Yearbook of Tallinn 2014". Tallinn City Government. p. 52. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 

Coordinates: 59°27′57″N 24°49′56″E / 59.465914°N 24.832084°E / 59.465914; 24.832084