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Title: Klooga  
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Subject: Kloogaranna, Karjaküla, Keila-Joa, Keila Parish, Klooga concentration camp
Collection: Boroughs and Small Boroughs in Estonia
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Klooga is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Keila Parish in Harju County in northern Estonia. At the 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 1,203, of which the Estonians were 642 (53.4%).[1]

During the German occupation in World War II a Nazi labor camp was situated there as a satellite camp of Vaivara concentration camp. On 19 September 1944, about 2,000 inmates of the Klooga camp were executed and the corpses burned on pyres.

Today a big area of the settlement is covered by Estonian Defence Forces' military training field Klooga training area.

Klooga has a stations "Klooga" and "Klooga-Aedlinn" on the Elron western route.


See also

Previous station
Elektriraudtee Westward lines
Next station
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