Tammiku (Jõhvi)

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Coordinates: 59 ° 20 '  N , 27 ° 23'  E

Map: Estonia
Tammiku (Jõhvi)

Tammiku is a village ( Estonian alevik ) and the main town in the municipality of Jõhvi ( Jõhvi vald ). It is located in Ida-Viru County ( East Wierland ) in northeast Estonia . The village has 356 inhabitants (as of January 1, 2012).

Tammiku is located south of the city of Jõhvi .

History and economy

The place was first mentioned in 1241 in the Liber Census Daniæ .

In 1946, oil shale mining began in Tammiku . In 1957, the planned mining volume of 160,000 tons per year was achieved. Ten years later, the amount of mining increased to 1.6 million tons annually.

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