Kurista, Tartu County

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kurista is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°15′36″N 27°00′14″E / 58.26000°N 27.00389°E / 58.26000; 27.00389Coordinates: 58°15′36″N 27°00′14″E / 58.26000°N 27.00389°E / 58.26000; 27.00389
Country Estonia
County Tartu County
Municipality Võnnu Parish
Population (01.01.2000[1])
 • Total 135

Kurista is a village in Võnnu Parish, Tartu County, Estonia. It is located just southwest of Võnnu, the administrative centre of the municipality. The city of Tartu is located about 21 km (13 mi) northwest. In 2000 Kurista had a population of 135.[1]

Kurista Manor (Kurrista) was established after the Great Northern War by detaching the land from Ahja Manor. Until 1902 it belonged to the Villebois Family. The small flush joint eclectic main building was constructed of bricks in the second half of the 19th century. A large park is surrounding the manorhouse. In the western end of the park there's the family cemetery of de Villebois'.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Võnnu valla arengukava aastateks 2001-2006 kinnitamine" (in Estonian). Riigi Teataja. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Kurista mõis" (in Estonian). Estonian Manors Portal. Retrieved 2 June 2011. 

External links[edit]