Keila


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Keila

 

a town in the Harju Raion, Estonian SSR. Keila is located on the Keila River (which flows into the Gulf of Finland), 27 km southwest of Tallinn. Railroad station on the Tal-linn-Haapsalu line (there is a 21-km branch from Keila to Paldiski); highway junction. It is the site of food and light industries. Keila was first mentioned in the 13th century. It has been a city since 1938.

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