Püünsi is a village in Viimsi Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia.[2] It's located about 13 km (8 mi) northeast of the centre of Tallinn, situated just north of the village of Pringi before Rohuneeme, on the eastern coast of Tallinn Bay. Püünsi has a population of 1,234 (as of 1 January 2011).[1]

Püünsi
Püünsi.jpg
Püünsi is located in Estonia
Püünsi
Püünsi
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°33′11″N 24°47′44″E / 59.55306°N 24.79556°E / 59.55306; 24.79556Coordinates: 59°33′11″N 24°47′44″E / 59.55306°N 24.79556°E / 59.55306; 24.79556
Country Estonia
CountyFlag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
MunicipalityViimsi vald flag.PNG Viimsi Parish
Population
 (01.01.2011[1])
 • Total1,234

On 10 August 2005 a Copterline helicopter on TallinnHelsinki route crashed about 3 km west of Püünsi into the Tallinn Bay. All 14 people on the helicopter died.

Shore of Viimsi Peninsula in Püünsi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Valla üldandmed" (in Estonian). Viimsi vald. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  2. ^ Classification of Estonian administrative units and settlements 2014 (retrieved 27 July 2021)

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