Kiviõli

Kiviõli (Russian: Кивиыли) is an industrial town in Ida-Viru County, Estonia. The settlement was founded in 1922 and became a town in 1946. The main industry is oil shale mining, which gives the town its name (literally "stone oil").

Kiviõli
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Flag of Kiviõli
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Coat of arms of Kiviõli
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Kiviõli is located in Estonia
Kiviõli
Kiviõli
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°21′N 26°58′E / 59.350°N 26.967°E / 59.350; 26.967
Country Estonia
CountyIda-Virumaa lipp.svg Ida-Viru County
Government
 • MayorSaveli Matjuhhin (Reform Party)
Area
 • Total11.75 km2 (4.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total5,347
 • Rank24th
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Ethnicity
 • Estonians38.6%
 • Russians53.6%
 • other7.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.kivioli.ee

In 2000, 51% of inhabitants were ethnic Russians and 39% were Estonians.

Neighborhoods of KiviõliEdit

Included in the town limits, but somewhat separate from the main part of the town, are the districts of Küttejõu and Varinurme.

There are five neighborhoods of Kiviõli:

  • Küttejõu
  • Lepatee
  • Sala-Aru
  • Soopealse
  • Varinurme.[1]

SportEdit

Estonian Sidecarcross Grand Prix has taken place in Kiviõli annually since 2008.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LINNAOSADE JA -JAGUDE LÜHENDID". www.eki.ee (in Estonian). Retrieved 18 March 2020.

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Coordinates: 59°21′N 26°58′E / 59.350°N 26.967°E / 59.350; 26.967