Muuga, Viimsi Parish

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Muuga
village
Port of Muuga in the background.
Port of Muuga in the background.
Muuga is located in Estonia
Muuga
Muuga
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°29′17″N 24°55′48″E / 59.48806°N 24.93000°E / 59.48806; 24.93000Coordinates: 59°29′17″N 24°55′48″E / 59.48806°N 24.93000°E / 59.48806; 24.93000
Country  Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Municipality Viimsi vald flag.PNG Viimsi Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 581

Muuga is a village in Viimsi Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia. It is located about 12 km (7 mi) northeast of the centre of Tallinn, just north of Maardu's district of Muuga aedlinn (Muuga garden city), on the coast of Muuga Bay. Half of the village's territory is occupied by the Port of Muuga (which also occupies lands from Uusküla and Maardu). As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 581, of which the Estonians were 327 (56.3%).[1]

Western part of Muuga is connected to the centre of Tallinn by Tallinn Bus Company's route nr. 38 (Viru keskus – Muuga), average traveling time is about 35 minutes. The eastern part is reachable by route nr. 34A (Viru keskus - Muuga aedlinn), average traveling time is also about 35 minutes but it is much more frequent.

Estonia's second largest glacial erratic Kabelikivi ("Chapel Rock") is located in Muuga. It is 18.7 m long, 14.9 m wide and 6.4 m high, above ground volume is 728 m³.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Number and share of Estonians by place of residence (settlement)". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Muuga kabelikivi". Riiklik Looduskaitsekeskus. 

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