Vikipalu

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Vikipalu
Village
Lahinguvälja train station in Vikipalu
Lahinguvälja train station in Vikipalu
Vikipalu is located in Estonia
Vikipalu
Vikipalu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°21′05″N 25°25′33″E / 59.35139°N 25.42583°E / 59.35139; 25.42583Coordinates: 59°21′05″N 25°25′33″E / 59.35139°N 25.42583°E / 59.35139; 25.42583
Country  Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Municipality Anija Commune.png Anija Parish
Population (01.01.2010[1])
 • Total 61

Vikipalu is a village in Anija Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia, located about 5 km east of the town of Kehra. It has a population of 61 (as of 1 January 2010).[1]

Most of the village's territory is covered with forest. River Aavoja flows through the village.

Vikipalu has a station on the Elron western route. It was established in 1939 and named "Lahinguvälja" (Estonian for "Battlefield") to commemorate the Battle of Kehra (4 January 1919). 1957–2009 it bore the name of "Vikipalu". In May 2009 its original name was restored.

Battle of Kehra memorial in the train station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Elanike arv vallas". Anija vald. 
Previous station
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Station on eastward lines
Next station
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