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

Alu manor Eedit

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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References Eedit

  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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