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
The main building of Tartu Observatory.
The main building of Tartu Observatory.
Tõravere is located in Estonia
Tõravere
Tõravere
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°16′0″N 26°28′0″E / 58.26667°N 26.46667°E / 58.26667; 26.46667Coordinates: 58°16′0″N 26°28′0″E / 58.26667°N 26.46667°E / 58.26667; 26.46667
CountryEstonia
CountyTartu County
MunicipalityNõo Parish
First mentioned1582
Population
 (01.01.2012[1])
 • Total289

Tõravere is best known as the location of Estonian biggest professional astronomical science centre Tartu Observatory.

Tõravere has a station on link between Tartu and Valga.

Tõravere was first mentioned in 1582 as Terrawera.[2]

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

Preceding station Elron Following station
Nõo
towards Tallinn
Tallinn–Tartu–Valga Peedu
towards Valga