Taagepera

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Taagepera
Village
Taagepera Castle
Taagepera is located in Estonia
Taagepera
Taagepera
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 57°59′37″N 25°40′04″E / 57.99361°N 25.66778°E / 57.99361; 25.66778Coordinates: 57°59′37″N 25°40′04″E / 57.99361°N 25.66778°E / 57.99361; 25.66778
Country  Estonia
County Valgamaa lipp.svg Valga County
Municipality Tõrva Parish
Population (01.01.2011[1])
 • Total 109

Taagepera is a village in Tõrva Parish, Valga County, in southern Estonia. It has a population of 109 (as of 1 January 2011).[1]

The village was first documented in 1420 as Wafencul, later as Waagenkül. The current Estonian name of the place is derived from the Baltic German Stackelberg nobility, who owned the estate from 1674 to 1796.

Taagepera is famous for its Jugendstil castle.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ a b "Elanikkond" (in Estonian). Helme vald. Archived from the original on 2010-07-27. 

External links

  • Taagepera Castle
  • Taagepera Manor at Estonian Manors Portal
  • Taagepera village society (in Estonian)
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