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This article is about the village in Kohtla Parish. For other places, see Kohtla (disambiguation).
Kohtla is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°21′06″N 27°12′45″E / 59.35167°N 27.21250°E / 59.35167; 27.21250Coordinates: 59°21′06″N 27°12′45″E / 59.35167°N 27.21250°E / 59.35167; 27.21250
Country Estonia
County Ida-Viru County
Municipality Kohtla Parish
First mentioned 1419[1]
Population (01.01.2010[1])
 • Total 79

Kohtla is a village in Kohtla Parish, Ida-Viru County in northeastern Estonia, located just south of the city of Kohtla-Järve and east of Kohtla-Nõmme borough. It has a population of 78 (as of 1 January 2010).[1]

In the 13th century on the site of Kohtla there was Odre village with the size of 18 carucates. Kohtla Manor (Kochtel) was first mentioned in 1419.[1] From 1750 to 1919 it belonged to the von Stackelbergs. The building was burned down in 1941 during World War II.

Chess grandmaster Lembit Oll (1966–1999) originated from Kohtla-Vanaküla.


  1. ^ a b c d "Kohtla küla" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
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