|Height :||50 m|
|Area :||9.85 km²|
|Residents :||3,034 (January 1, 2018)|
|Population density :||308 inhabitants per km²|
|Time zone :||EET (UTC + 2)|
|Telephone code :||(+372) 0232|
|Mayor :||Allar Aron|
|Postal address :||Kasemäe 19
It is one of the most important sites of the Middle Stone Age Kunda culture named after this place around 7000 BC. The site is located on the Hiiemägi hill east of today's city center on the Lammasmägi hill, which was an inland island at the time.
Kunda was an independent municipality until the regional reform in 2017, since then it has belonged administratively to Viru-Nigula.
coat of arms
The city's coat of arms shows three harpoons of the fishermen of the Kunda culture in a stylized lake.
Economy and Infrastructure
Cement has been produced in Kunda for over 100 years . There is also a pulp mill and a hydropower plant,
Kunda has a port that is important for its economy and has a guaranteed depth of up to 9.5 m. Cargo ships with a dead weight of up to 8000 tons can dock here. The most important cargo handled are wood , pulp and other wood products as well as cement and related materials.
- Kunda Nordic Cement Corporation
- Heinzel Group (pulp mill)
sons and daughters of the town
- Michael Wittlich (1866–1933), Estonian chemist
- Ernst Öpik (1893–1985), astronomer
- Knudåge Riisager (1897–1974), Danish composer
- Statistics Estonia: Population by sex, age and place of residence after the 2017 administrative reform, 1 January. Retrieved February 17, 2019 .