Alu, Estonie

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Alu Manor
Alu Manor
Alu is located in Estonie
Location in Estonie
Coordinates: 59°01′25″N 24°45′51″E / 59.02361°N 24.76417°E / 59.02361; 24.76417
CoontyRapla Coonty
MunicipalityRapla Pairish
First mentioned1241[1]
 • Totalca 950

Alu is a smaw burgh (Estonie: alevik) in Rapla Pairish, Rapla Coonty, Estonie. It's locatit aboot 3 km (2 mi) northwast o the toun o Rapla. Alu haes a population o ca 950.[2]

Alu wis first mentioned in 1241 as Alafæ veelage in the Danish Census Book.

Alu manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alu Manor wis first mentioned in 1409 as Alven (later kent as Allo). The present main building, designed bi Paul Friedrich Wilhelm Alisch, is ane o the best ensaumples o Neo-Gothic style in Estonie. The biggin is surroondit bi a 11 ha pairk wi seiven ponds. Efter the dispossession frae 1923 tae 1955 a local grammar schuil operatit in the main biggin. Syne 1999 it hooses a trainin centre for the Estonie Defence League.[1][3]

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  1. a b "Alu alevik" (in Estonian). Retrieved 23 Julie 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  2. "Alu alevik" (in Estonian). Rapla vald. Retrieved 23 Julie 2012. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  3. "Alu mõis" (in Estonian). Kaitseliit. Archived frae the original on 7 August 2012. Retrieved 23 Julie 2012.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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