District of Tallinn
Bridge near the Nõmme center with TalTech's motto.
Location of Nõmme in Tallinn.
|• District Elder||Grete Šillis (Centre Party)|
|• Total||28.0 km2 (10.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)|
Nõmme (Estonian for "Heath") is one of the 8 administrative districts (Estonian: linnaosa) of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. It has a population of 39,422 (As of 1 January 2019[update]) and covers an area of 28 km2 (11 sq mi), population density is 1,407.9/km2 (3,647/sq mi). The district mostly consists of older private houses from 1920s to 1930s and is sometimes known as the "forest city." It is one of the wealthiest regions in Estonia. 
Nõmme was founded by Nikolai von Glehn, the owner of Jälgimäe Manor, in 1878 as a summerhouse district. The development started around the railway station. In 1926 it was granted town rights, but in the beginning of the Soviet occupation in 1940, it was unified to Tallinn and remains as one of the eight districts of Tallinn today.
There are a lot of historical sights on Nõmme, like Glehn's Castle, Kalevipoeg sculpture (also known as "Glehn's Devil"), cinema building "Victoria Palace", and Nõmme Market. Additionally to the historical sights there are many other must see places, like Vanaka hill, ski jumping tower, Rahumäe cemetery, and Pääsküla Bog.
- "Tallinna elanike arv" (in Estonian). Tallinn City Government. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
- "Tallinn arvudes 2013" (in Estonian). Tallinn. p. 19. Retrieved 10 September 2013.
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