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Jaanikese is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 57°48′07″N 26°03′01″E / 57.80194°N 26.05028°E / 57.80194; 26.05028Coordinates: 57°48′07″N 26°03′01″E / 57.80194°N 26.05028°E / 57.80194; 26.05028
Country Estonia
County Valga County
Municipality Tõlliste Parish
 • Total 13.59 km2 (5.25 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2011[1])
 • Total 60
 • Density 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)

Jaanikese is a village in Tõlliste Parish, Valga County in southern Estonia. It is located just 2 km (1 mi) north of the neighbouring town Valga. Jaanikese also borders Latvia in the west, and is situated between Valga–Uulu (road to Viljandi and Pärnu) and Valga–Tartu (road to Tartu, part of E264) roads. Jaanikese has a population of 60 (as of 2011) and an area of 13.59 km2 (5 sq mi).[1]

Jaanikese is best known for its motocross circuit where many international competitions have taken place.

Valga Airfield, former Soviet military airfield was located in Jaanikese.


  1. ^ a b "Jaanikese küla" (in Estonian). Tõlliste vald. Retrieved 11 May 2011.