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This article is about the small borough in Võnnu Parish, Tartu County. For other uses, see Võnnu (disambiguation).
Small borough
Võnnu is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°16′57″N 27°03′01″E / 58.28250°N 27.05028°E / 58.28250; 27.05028Coordinates: 58°16′57″N 27°03′01″E / 58.28250°N 27.05028°E / 58.28250; 27.05028
Country Estonia
County Tartu County
Municipality Võnnu Parish
First mentioned 1341
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 552

Võnnu is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Tartu County, Estonia. It is located about 21 km (13 mi) southeast of the city of Tartu. Võnnu has a population of 552 (2011),[1] and is the administrative centre of Võnnu Parish.

Võnnu village and manor were first mentioned in 1341 as Wenden.[2]

Notable sites[edit]

St James’s Church of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church (originally constructed, 1232–1236) has been rebuilt several times,[3] and is one of the largest churches in the Estonian countryside.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Võnnu alevik" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  3. ^ http://openarchive.icomos.org/94/1/77-NSdk-292.pdf

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