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For the Estonian tennis player, see Kaia Kanepi.
Kanepi is located in Estonia
Coordinates: 57°58′59″N 26°45′23″E / 57.98306°N 26.75639°E / 57.98306; 26.75639Coordinates: 57°58′59″N 26°45′23″E / 57.98306°N 26.75639°E / 57.98306; 26.75639
Country Estonia
County Põlva County
Population (2005)
 • Total 694
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Kanepi is a small borough (alevik) in Kanepi Parish, Põlva County in southeastern Estonia.[1]

The name Kanep means cannabis in Estonian.[2]

Hugo Treffner (1845–1912), educator, founder of the Hugo Treffner Gymnasium was born in Kanepi as a son of a family of local parish clerk.


  1. ^ "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 8 June 2008. Retrieved 9 July 2008. 
  2. ^ "Kanepi füsioloogia". Perfect Plant (in Estonian). Retrieved 22 June 2010. 

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