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Vasalemma

Vasalemma
Small borough
Vasalemma manor main building
Vasalemma manor main building
Vasalemma is located in Estonia
Vasalemma
Vasalemma
Location in Estonia
Coordinates:
Country  Estonia
County Harju County
Municipality Vasalemma Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 879

Vasalemma is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Harju County, northwestern Estonia. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 879, of which the Estonians were 711 (80.9%).[1]

Vasalemma has a station on the Elron western route.

Contents

  • Vasalemma manor 1
    • See also 1.1
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Vasalemma manor

Vasalemma (German: Wassalem) estate was founded in 1825 and in 1890-93 the present manor house was erected by Baltic German landowner Eduard von Baggehufwudt. The architect was Konstantin Wilcken, who designed the house in a bare limestone neo-Gothic style. Several interior details have survived from this period, such as wainscoting, coffered ceilings and pig-iron ovens.[2][3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Number and share of Estonians by place of residence (settlement)".  
  2. ^ Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 34.  
  3. ^ Viirand, Tiiu (2004). Estonia. Cultural Tourism. Kunst Publishers. p. 56.  

External links

  • Vasalemma Parish (Estonian)
  • Vasalemma manor on Estonian Manors Portal
Previous station
Elron Westward lines
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