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This article is about the settlement in Estonia. For the asteroid, see 13995 Tõravere.
Small borough
The main building of Tartu Observatory.
The main building of Tartu Observatory.
Tõravere is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°16′0″N 26°28′0″E / 58.26667°N 26.46667°E / 58.26667; 26.46667Coordinates: 58°16′0″N 26°28′0″E / 58.26667°N 26.46667°E / 58.26667; 26.46667
Country Estonia
County Tartu County
Municipality Nõo Parish
First mentioned 1582
Population (01.01.2012[1])
 • Total 289

Tõravere is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Nõo Parish, Tartu County, in southern Estonia. It's located about 5 km northeast of the town of Elva and about 20 km southwest of the city of Tartu. Tõravere has a population of 289 (as of 1 January 2012).[1]

Tõravere is best known as the location of Estonian biggest professional astronomical science centre Tartu Observatory.

Tõravere has a station on Edelaraudtee's link between Tartu and Valga.

Tõravere was first mentioned in 1582 as Terrawera.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Asukoht" (in Estonian). Nõo vald. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Tõravere alevik" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

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