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Small borough
Lagedi is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°24′14″N 24°56′19″E / 59.40389°N 24.93861°E / 59.40389; 24.93861Coordinates: 59°24′14″N 24°56′19″E / 59.40389°N 24.93861°E / 59.40389; 24.93861
Country Estonia
County Harju County
Municipality Rae Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 953

Lagedi is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Rae Parish, Harju County, northern Estonia. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 953.[1]

Lagedi has a station on the Elron's eastern route.

Lagedi was the site of a slave-labor camp during German occupation in World War II. It was a satellite camp from the Vaivara concentration camp and mass executions of Jews took place in Lagedi.[2]

Javelin thrower Heino Puuste (born 1955) was born in Lagedi.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Friedlander, Saul (2009). Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1933-1945: Abridged Edition. New York: HarperCollins. p. 409. ISBN 9780061350276. 
  3. ^ "Puuste Heino" (in Estonian). ESBL. Retrieved 6 April 2013. 

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