Vändra

Vändra is a borough (Estonian: alev) in Põhja-Pärnumaa Parish in Pärnu County, Estonia. It has a population of 2,500 and an area of 3.28 km².[1]

Vändra
Borough with a municipality status
Vändra church
Vändra church
Flag of Vändra
Flag
Coat of arms of Vändra
Coat of arms
Vändra is located in Estonia
Vändra
Vändra
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°39′15″N 25°2′13″E / 58.65417°N 25.03694°E / 58.65417; 25.03694Coordinates: 58°39′15″N 25°2′13″E / 58.65417°N 25.03694°E / 58.65417; 25.03694
CountryFlag of Estonia.svg Estonia
CountyPärnumaa lipp.svg Pärnu County
Administrative centreVändra
Area
 • Total3.28 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total2,191
 • Density670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Websitewww.vandra.ee

Vändra is the birthplace of Estonian journalist and poet Johann Voldemar Jannsen (1819–1890) and his daughter, poet Lydia Koidula (1843–1886).[2]

The old Vändra railway station

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia]. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Estonia Bank Notes". [Tom Chao's Paper Money Gallery]. Retrieved 29 January 2010.
  3. ^ Estonian reference Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine

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