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City
Tartu linn
City of Tartu
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Flag of TartuCoat of arms of Tartu
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Country Estonia
CountyTartumaa lipp.svg Tartu County
First settled5th century AD
First mentioned1030
City rightsbefore 1262
Named forTaara or tarvas (Aurochs)
Government
 • MayorUrmas Klaas (Reform Party)
Area
 • Total38.80 km2 (15 sq mi)
 • Land37.9 km2 (14.6 sq mi)
 • Water1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)  3.39%
Elevation
57.2 m (188 ft)
Highest elevation
79 m (259 ft)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total96,904
 • Rank2nd
 • Density2,508.6/km2 (6,497/sq mi)
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Ethnicity
 • Estonians80.1%
 • Russians14.6%
 • other5.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
50050 to 51111
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Vehicle registrationT
Websitetartu.ee

Tartu is the second biggest city in Estonia. The University of Tartu, the oldest and most famous in Estonia is found there. Around 102,000 people were living in Tartu as of 2008.

Twin towns

These are the twin towns of Tartu:

Galley

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