Võnnu

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This article is about the small borough in Võnnu Parish, Tartu County. For other uses, see Võnnu (disambiguation).
Võnnu
Small borough
Võnnu is located in Estonia
Võnnu
Võnnu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°16′57″N 27°03′01″E / 58.28250°N 27.05028°E / 58.28250; 27.05028Coordinates: 58°16′57″N 27°03′01″E / 58.28250°N 27.05028°E / 58.28250; 27.05028
Country Estonia
County Tartu County
Municipality Võnnu Parish
First mentioned 1341
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 552

Võnnu is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Tartu County, Estonia. It is located about 21 km (13 mi) southeast of the city of Tartu. Võnnu has a population of 552 (2011),[1] and is the administrative centre of Võnnu Parish.

Võnnu village and manor were first mentioned in 1341 as Wenden.[2]

Notable sites[edit]

St Jacob’s Church of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church (originally constructed, 1232–1236) has been rebuilt several times,[3] and is one of the largest churches in the Estonian countryside.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Võnnu alevik" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  3. ^ http://openarchive.icomos.org/94/1/77-NSdk-292.pdf

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