Vändra

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Vändra
Borough with a municipality status
Flag of Vändra
Flag
Coat of arms of Vändra
Coat of arms
Vändra is located in Estonia
Vändra
Vändra
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°39′15″N 25°2′13″E / 58.65417°N 25.03694°E / 58.65417; 25.03694Coordinates: 58°39′15″N 25°2′13″E / 58.65417°N 25.03694°E / 58.65417; 25.03694
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Pärnumaa lipp.svg Pärnu County
Administrative centre Vändra
Area
 • Total 3.28 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2009)
 • Total 2,500
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Website www.vandra.ee

Vändra is a borough (Estonian: alev) with a municipality status in Pärnu County, Estonia. Vändra is surrounded by Vändra Parish in which the borough itself is not part of. It has a population of 2,500 and an area of 3.28 km².[1]

Vändra is the birthplace of the Estonian poet Lydia Koidula (1843–1886).[2]

Geologist and explorer Karl von Ditmar was born in Vändra.

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