Reiu

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Reiu
Village
Entrance to Lottemaa.
Entrance to Lottemaa.
Reiu is located in Estonia
Reiu
Reiu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°18′28″N 24°36′43″E / 58.307777777778°N 24.611944444444°E / 58.307777777778; 24.611944444444Coordinates: 58°18′28″N 24°36′43″E / 58.307777777778°N 24.611944444444°E / 58.307777777778; 24.611944444444
Country Estonia
County Pärnu County
Municipality Tahkuranna Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 599

Reiu is a village in Tahkuranna Parish, Pärnu County in southwestern Estonia. It's located just south of the city of Pärnu (about 10 km (6 mi) from the city centre), between Pärnu Bay and Reiu river. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 599.[1]

The village is passed by the National road 4 (part of E67 or the Via Baltica), and is the starting point of the National road 6 (Valga–Uulu highway).

Reiu is the location of Lottemaa, a theme park inspired by the Lotte from Gadgetville. In Soviet times, the site was home to Kullipesa missile base.

In 2015, a new golf course (Pärnu Bay Golf Links), was opened in Reiu village.

The Raeküla Forest is located in the northern part of the village territory.

On 7 September 2015, Mereküla village was established by detaching the land from Reiu village.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Muudatused asulate nimistus". EKI. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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