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Small borough
Mäetaguse is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°13′31″N 27°17′41″E / 59.22528°N 27.29472°E / 59.22528; 27.29472Coordinates: 59°13′31″N 27°17′41″E / 59.22528°N 27.29472°E / 59.22528; 27.29472
Country  Estonia
County Ida-Viru County
Parish Mäetaguse Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 555
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Mäetaguse is a small borough (alevik) in Ida-Viru County in northeastern Estonia. It is the administrative centre of Mäetaguse Parish. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 555, of which the Estonians were 271 (48.8%).[1]

Mäetaguse Manor[edit]

Mäetaguse estate (German: Mehntack) was mentioned for the first time in written sources in 1542. Until the Estonian Declaration of Independence, it belonged to different Baltic German families, among others the Wrangel and von Rosen. Between 1923 and 1988 it served as a schoolhouse.[2] Today it houses a hotel and spa.



  1. ^ a b "Number and share of Estonians by place of residence (settlement)". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 188. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 

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