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's located about 21 km (13 mi) southeast of the city of Tartu. Võnnu is the administrative centre of Võnnu Parish. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 552.[1]

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

Võnnu St. Jacob's church was originally built 1232–1236, but later has been rebuilt several times. It's one of the largest churches in Estonian countrysides.

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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. 

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