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Anija
Veelage
Anija Manor
Anija is located in Estonia
Anija
Anija
Location in Estonie
Coordinates: 59°23′00″N 25°18′01″E / 59.38333°N 25.30028°E / 59.38333; 25.30028
Kintra Banner o Estonie Estonie
Coonty Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju Coonty
Municipality Anija Commune.png Anija Pairish
First mentioned 1241[1]
Population (01.01.2010[2])
 • Total 128

Anija (German: Hanniecken) is a veelage in Anija Pairish, Harju Coonty in northren Estonie. It haes a population o 128 (as o 1 Januar 2010).[2]

Anija wis first mentioned in 1241 as Hangægus veelage in the Dens Census Beuk.[1]

Anija manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

A manor hoose haes existit in Anija syne at least 1482, but the present biggin dates frae the early years o the 19t century. The manor wis burned doun durin the uprisin o 1905, but later restored mair or less in its oreeginal form. The biggin still showcases some fine stucco decorations on baith the front an back façades, as well as an ebony staircase frae the early 20t century. Adjacent tae the manor hoose the umwhile smithy, granar, creamery an cowshed are situatit.[3] The manor hoose is locatit in a pairk, unique for its mony foreign tree species. Aw in aw, the manor complex is ane o the best preservit in Estonie.[4]

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The International Random Film Festival wis hostit in Anija in Mairch 2012.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Anija küla" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 23 July 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Elanike arv vallas". Anija vald. 
  3. Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. p. 54. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  4. "Anija Manor" (in English). Retrieved 18 December 2012. 
  5. "Random Film Festival to Take Over Anija Village". ERR News. 

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