Paldiski

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Paldiski

Paldiski
Paldiski lighthouse 2009.jpg
Banner o Paldiski
Banner
Coat o airms o Paldiski
Coat o airms
Location o Paldiski in Harju Coonty
Location o Paldiski in Harju Coonty
Coordinates: 59°21′N 24°03′E / 59.350°N 24.050°E / 59.350; 24.050
KintraFlag of Estonia.svg Estonie
CoontyFlag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju Coonty
Ceety richts1783[1]
Area
 • Total34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population
 (Januar 2010)
 • Tot4,372
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Wabsteidwww.paldiski.ee

Paldiski is a toun an Baltic Sea port situatit on the Pakri peninsula o north-wastren Estonie. Oreeginally a Swadish settlement kent as Rågervik, it acame a Roushie naval base in the 18t century. The Roushies renamed it Балтийский Порт ("Baltiyskiy Port", i.e. Baltic Port, German: Baltisch-Port) in 1762. In Estonie the name wis spelled Baltiski till 1933 when the Estonie pronunciation Paldiski acame the offeecial name.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "About Paldiski". Paldiski Linn. Retrieved 28 May 2012.