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This airticle is aboot the toun o Saue. For the landwart municipality aroond the toun, see Saue Pairish.
Saue

Saue linn
Saue Manor
Saue Manor
Banner o Saue
Banner
Coat o airms o Saue
Coat o airms
Saue is locatit in Estonie
Saue
Saue
Location in Estonie
Coordinates: 59°19′N 24°34′E / 59.317°N 24.567°E / 59.317; 24.567
KintraFlag of Estonia.svg Estonie
CoontyFlag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju Coonty
Govrenment
 • MayorHenn Põlluaas (EKRE)
Area
 • Total3.49 km2 (1.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Tot5,600
 • Density1,604/km2 (4,150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Saue is a toun in north-wastren Estonie. Admeenistratively it constitutes a separate urban municipality in Harju Coonty.

The territory o Saue is 3.50 square kilometres (1.35 sq mi) an population aboot 5,600. Closest centres are Tallinn (18 km (11 mi)), Keila (7 km (4 mi)), Saku (7 km (4 mi)) an Laagri (7 km (4 mi)).

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Saue is locatit at a very favourable position near Tallinn, the caipital o Estonie. It lurs a lot o moderately walthy fowk who like the balance atween the smaw toun an big ceety atmosphere. While Saue is close tae natur, it still provides the kynds o entertainment, jobs, an ither big ceety amenities that Tallinn haes tae affer.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Around 1775 - The current manor hoose is built
  • 1920 – Garden suburb stairtit tae arise,
  • 1960 – Saue garden suburb wis unitit wi Tallinn,
  • 1973 – Saue garden suburb wis renamit tae Saue veelage,
  • 1993 – Saue veelage wis renamit to Saue toun,
  • 1994 – Saue wis separatit frae Tallinn.
Street in Saue.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

93% o the fowk livin in Saue are ethnic Estonies. The average age o fowk is 35. Ower the years, the census o the population haes shown that the population is slowly growin. In 1959 thare wur 1,088 fowk livin in Saue, bi 1970 it haed increased tae 1,979. In 1979 it wis 3,293, in 1989 the population wis 4,395, in 1995 it wis 4,492 an feenally, by 2000, the population wis 4,996.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Saue thare is 1.30 square kilometres (0.50 sq mi) o private plots (average size o a plot is aboot 700 m2 (7,500 sq ft)) – 1015 plots, aboot 0.35 km2 (0.14 sq mi) o communal biggins, garages etc., 0.25 km2 (0.097 sq mi) o industrial auries, streets an roads aboot 0.30 km2 (0.12 sq mi) (thare are 62 streets in Saue – aboot 21 km (13 mi)), aboot 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi) o forests, parks etc. an aboot 0.15 km2 (0.058 sq mi) o fields.

Statue o Heracles in Saue manor hoose pairk.
Statue o Heracles in Saue manor hoose pairk.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Saue haes a stop on the Tallinn-Keila railwey line (servicit bi Elektriraudtee), as well as bus connections an fixed-route taxis.

Saue manor[eedit | eedit soorce]

Saue manor (German: Friedrichshof) traces its oreegins tae at least the 17t century. The current biggin wis erectit when the estate wis awned bi Friedrich Hermann von Fersen.[1] The airchitect wis vera probably Johann Schultz, who wis the airchitect ahint the baroque extension o Toompea Castle, Tallinn an aw.[2] The manor hoose complex is ane o the feenest examples o baroque manor hoose airchitectur in Estonie.

The exterior o the main hoose is characterisit bi a grund storey wi rustications an a pilastered main floor. Wings (a stable-coach hoose an a granar) are linkit tae the main biggin via airchit waws. The remains o a baroque pairk surroonds the manor, wi notewirthy details such as sculpturs o Heracles an Hera, an baroque sculpturit reliefs.[3][4]

The interior is notewirthy for its vera rich display o stucco decorations o heich quality in late baroque-early neoclassicist style. Stucco decorations adorn aw the main rooms o the manor. Addeetionally, thare are feene baroque tiled stoves in the manor.[5][6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hein, Ants (2009). Eesti Mõisad - Herrenhäuser in Estland - Estonian Manor Houses. Tallinn: Tänapäev. p. 32. ISBN 978-9985-62-765-5. 
  2. Parliament of Estonia "Toompea Castle: History" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 22 December 2012. 
  3. Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. pp. 42–43. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  4. Viirand, Tiiu (2004). Estonia. Cultural Tourism. Kunst Publishers. pp. 55–56. ISBN 9949-407-18-4. 
  5. Sakk, Ivar (2004). Estonian Manors - A Travelogue. Tallinn: Sakk & Sakk OÜ. pp. 42–43. ISBN 9949-10-117-4. 
  6. Viirand, Tiiu (2004). Estonia. Cultural Tourism. Kunst Publishers. pp. 55–56. ISBN 9949-407-18-4. 

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