Klooga

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Klooga is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Lääne-Harju Parish in Harju County in northern Estonia. At the 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 1,203, of which the Estonians were 642 (53.4%).[1]

During the German occupation in World War II, Klooga concentration camp, a Nazi labor camp, was situated there as a satellite camp of Vaivara concentration camp. On 19 September 1944, about 2,000 inmates of the Klooga camp were executed and the corpses burned on pyres.

Today a big area of the settlement is covered by Estonian Defence Forces' military training field Klooga training area.

Klooga has a stations "Klooga" and "Klooga-Aedlinn" on the Elron western route.

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See also[edit]

Previous station
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Elektriraudtee Westward lines
Next station
Human-go-previous.svg Niitvälja
Train station.svg
Klooga
Towards Paldiski:
Klooga-Aedlinn Human-go-next.svg
Towards Kloogaranna:
Klooga-Rand Human-go-next.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Number and share of Estonians by place of residence (settlement)". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013.

Coordinates: 59°19.2′N 24°12.84′E / 59.3200°N 24.21400°E / 59.3200; 24.21400