Uus Maailm (Estonian for "New World") is a subdistrict (asum) in the district of Kesklinn (Midtown), Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. It has a population of 7,442 (As of 1 January 2015).[1]

Uus Maailm
Subdistrict of Tallinn
Uus Maailm within the district of Kesklinn (Midtown).
Uus Maailm within the district of Kesklinn (Midtown).
CountryEstonia
CountyHarju County
CityTallinn
DistrictKesklinn
Population
 (01.01.2015[1])
 • Total7,442

The subdistrict is named in reference to several "America" streets ("Greater America", "Lesser America" and "Middle America") in the area, named after the 19th century inn called "America".[2]

Jaan Tootsen has directed the documentary film The New World (2011), on life in the area.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Statistical Yearbook of Tallinn 2015". Tallinn City Government. p. 38. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. ^ Dictionary of Estonian Place names - Uus Maailm

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 59°25′32.51″N 24°44′2.52″E / 59.4256972°N 24.7340333°E / 59.4256972; 24.7340333