Tamsalu is a town in Tapa Parish, Lääne-Viru County, Estonia.

Tamsalu
Tamsalu train station
Tamsalu train station
Tamsalu is located in Estonia
Tamsalu
Tamsalu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 59°9′32.4″N 26°6′28.8″E / 59.159000°N 26.108000°E / 59.159000; 26.108000Coordinates: 59°9′32.4″N 26°6′28.8″E / 59.159000°N 26.108000°E / 59.159000; 26.108000
Country Estonia
CountyLääne-Virumaa lipp.svg Lääne-Viru County
MunicipalityTapa valla lipp.png Tapa Parish
Town status22 October 1996
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total2,119
 • Rank36th
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

The town was first mentioned in 1512, but remained an insignificant village until 1876. After that it was on the railroad line from Tartu to Tallinn. It was given town status in 1996. Before the administrative reform in 2017 it was the administrative centre of Tamsalu Parish.

Notable nativeEdit

GalleryEdit

Drone video. Ruins of limestone ring kiln at Tamsalu, Estonia 2021

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tamsalu at Wikimedia Commons