Võnnu is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Tartu County, in Kastre Parish Estonia. It is located about 21 km (13 mi) southeast of the city of Tartu. Võnnu has a population of 552 (2011).[1]

Võnnu
Estonian War of Independence memorial in Võnnu
Estonian War of Independence memorial in Võnnu
Võnnu is located in Estonia
Võnnu
Võnnu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°16′57″N 27°03′01″E / 58.28250°N 27.05028°E / 58.28250; 27.05028Coordinates: 58°16′57″N 27°03′01″E / 58.28250°N 27.05028°E / 58.28250; 27.05028
CountryEstonia
CountyTartu County
MunicipalityKastre Parish
First mentioned1341
Population
 • Total552

Võnnu was the administrative centre of Võnnu Parish.

Võnnu village and manor were first mentioned in 1341 as Wenden.[2]

Notable sitesEdit

 
Võnnu Church

Jacob's Church of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church (originally constructed, 1232–1236) has been rebuilt several times,[3] and is one of the largest churches in the Estonian countryside.[citation needed]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Võnnu alevik" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 20 February 2013.
  3. ^ http://openarchive.icomos.org/94/1/77-NSdk-292.pdf

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