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Tõravere

Tõravere
Small borough
The main building of Tartu Observatory.
The main building of Tartu Observatory.
Tõravere is located in Estonia
Tõravere
Tõravere
Location in Estonia
Coordinates:
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]

References

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

External links

  • Nõo Parish (Estonian)
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Station on eastward lines
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