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Title: Nurmekund  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
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Subject: Alempois, Estonia, Soopoolitse, Vaiga, Mõhu
Collection: 1224 Disestablishments, Former Counties of Estonia, Former Countries in Europe, History of Estonia
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Migration period–1224
Ancient Estonia, Nurmekund is dark green.
Capital Pilistvere
Languages Old Estonian
Religion Estonian paganism, Thor cult
Government Not specified
 -  Established Migration period
 -  Disestablished 1224

Nurmekund (Low German: Nurmegunde) was a small independent country (ancient Estonian county) on the north coast of Lake Võrtsjärv in Central Estonia, bordered by Sakala, Alempois, Järvamaa, Mõhu, and Ugandi. Nurmekund had an area of approximately 600 hides.

From Dirham hoards in Estonia.
Livonia in 1260.
Põltsamaa river, the border river of Nurmekund, in 2005.

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  • Kuidas elasid inimesed vanasti, möödunud sajandil ja praegu (Estonian)
  • 9. - 13. saj.pärinevad Eesti aardeleiud (Estonian)
  • Eesti haldusjaotus ja võõrvõimude vaheldumine läbi aegade (Estonian)
  • Põltsamaa linnus (Estonian)

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