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Title: Laiuse  
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Subject: Edgar Krahn, Jõgeva Parish, Siimusti, Kuremaa, Juhan Kallaste
Collection: Boroughs and Small Boroughs in Estonia, Castles of the Livonian Order
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Laiuse is located in Estonia
Country Estonia
County Jõgeva County
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 371
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Laiuse (German: Lais) is a small borough (alevik) in Estonia. It is located in Jõgeva County and is a part of Jõgeva Parish. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 371.[1]

Laiuse Middle School is one of the oldest in Estonia, being established in 1822. Laiuse is the location of the medieval Laiuse church. The church was first mentioned in 1319. In the church yard, there's an old lime tree, which was supposedly planted there by king Charles XII of Sweden during his visit in 1701.

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  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age".  
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