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Tõrva
Toun an municipality
Tõrva kirk

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Coat of arms
Motto: "Hame atween lakes" (Kodu järvede keskel)
Tõrva is located in Estonia
Tõrva
Tõrva
Location in Estonie
Coordinates: 58°0′10″N 25°55′25″E / 58.00278°N 25.92361°E / 58.00278; 25.92361
Kintra Flag of Estonia.svg Estonie
Coonty Valgamaa lipp.svg Valga Coonty
Toun richts 2 Julie 1926
Government
 • Mayor Agu Kabrits (Estonie Centre Pairty)
Area
 • Total 4.80 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2013)
 • Total 3,027
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Website www.torva.ee

Tõrva (German: Törwa) is a toun (Estonie: linn) an municipality in Valga Coonty, soothren Estonie. It is situatit on the banks of Õhne River. Tõrva haes a aurie o 4.80 km2 (2 sq mi) an a population of 3,101 (as o 1 Januar 2009),[1] makkin it the seicont lairgest o the three touns in Valga Coonty.

Tõrva burgh (alev) gained its toun richts on 2 Julie 1926.[2]

The current mayor (linnapea) is Agu Kabrits.[3]

Notable sichts an biggins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The mausoleum o Barclay de Tolly[4]
  2. Taagepera manor[5]
  3. Holdre manor[6]
  4. Helme manor[7]
  5. The ruins o the Order castle o Tõrva[8]
  6. The caves o Helme an Koorküla[9]

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tõrva is twinned wi:

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Notes
  1. "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  2. "Ajalugu" (in Estonian). Tõrva linn. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  3. "Linnavalitsus" (in Estonian). Tõrva linn. Retrieved 1 February 2010. 
  4. "The mausoleum of Barclay de Tolly". Tõrva Linnavalitsus. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 
  5. "Taagepera Manor". Tõrva Linnavalitsus. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 
  6. "Holdre Manor". Tõrva Linnavalitsus. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 
  7. "Helme Manor". Tõrva Linnavalitsus. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 
  8. "The caves of Helme and Koorküla". Tõrva Linnavalitsus. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 
  9. "The caves of Helme and Koorküla". Tõrva Linnavalitsus. Retrieved 2010-10-29. 

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