Klooga

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Location
59°19'12"N
024°12'50"E
Country
 Estonia
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Klooga is a small borough (Estonian: alevik) in Lääne-Harju Parish in Harju County in northern Estonia. At the 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 1,203, of which the Estonians were 642 (53.4%).During the German occupation in World War II, Klooga concentration camp, a Nazi labor camp, was situated there as a satellite camp of Vaivara concentration camp. On 19 September 1944, about 2,000 inmates of the Klooga camp were executed and the corpses burned on pyres. Today a big area of the settlement is covered by Estonian Defence Forces' military training field Klooga training area. Klooga has a stations "Klooga" and "Klooga-Aedlinn" on the Elron western route.
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