Paljassaare

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Paljassaare
Subdistrict of Tallinn
The shoreline on the northeastern side of Paljassaare.
The shoreline on the northeastern side of Paljassaare.
Paljassaare within Põhja-Tallinn.
Paljassaare within Põhja-Tallinn.
Country  Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
City Flag of Tallinn.svg Tallinn
District Flag-Pohja-Tallinn.png Põhja-Tallinn
Population (01.01.2014[1])
 • Total 583

Paljassaare (Estonian for "Bare Island") is the name of the Paljassaare Peninsula in the Tallinn Bay, and the name of a subdistrict (Estonian: asum) in the district of Põhja-Tallinn (Northern Tallinn) in the city of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. The subdistrict is located on the peninsula.

Paljassaare has a population of 583 (As of 1 January 2014).[1]

Paljassaare Harbour[edit]

The Paljassaare Harbour is a cargo port, which primarily specialises in handling mixed cargo, coal and oil products, as well as timber and perishables. The harbour is also used by the neighbouring refinery for cooking oil shipments.

The harbour has an area of 43.6 ha and has 11 berths.

Vessels enter and leave the harbour through a canal, which is 800 metres long, 90-150 metres wide, and 9.0 metres deep.

Terminals of Paljassaare Harbour
  • oil terminal
  • cooking oil terminal
  • timber terminal
  • coal terminal
  • general cargo terminals (including a reefer terminal)
  • dry bulk terminal

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statistical Yearbook of Tallinn 2014". Tallinn City Government. p. 52. Retrieved 27 November 2014. 

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Coordinates: 59°27′49″N 24°42′09″E / 59.463571°N 24.702587°E / 59.463571; 24.702587