Vinni, Estonia

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Vinni
Small borough
Vinni Manor
Vinni Manor
Vinni is located in Estonia
Vinni
Vinni
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°17′40″N 26°25′52″E / 59.29444°N 26.43111°E / 59.29444; 26.43111Coordinates: 59°17′40″N 26°25′52″E / 59.29444°N 26.43111°E / 59.29444; 26.43111
Country Estonia
County Lääne-Viru County
Municipality Vinni Parish
Population (01.01.2012[1])
 • Total 955

Vinni is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Vinni Parish, Lääne-Viru County, in northern Estonia. It's located about 7 km (4 mi) southeast of the town of Rakvere, and just a kilometer northeast of Pajusti, the administrative centre of the municipality. Vinni had a population of 955 on 1 January 2012.[1]

The last battle on the Estonian soil during the Great Northern War took place on the field of Vinni on 15 August 1708. This resulted in the withdrawal of the remaining Swedish forces to Reval (Tallinn) and Pernau (Pärnu).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Külade rahvastik" (in Estonian). Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vinni alevik" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 19 October 2012.