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  • proper n. The second-largest island of Estonia.
  • proper n. Hiiu County in Estonia.

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  • Administrative divisions: 15 counties (maakonnad, singular - maakond): Harjumaa (Tallinn), Hiiumaa (Kardla), Ida-Virumaa (Johvi),

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Administrative divisions: 15 counties (maakonnad, singular -- maakond): Harjumaa (Tallinn), Hiiumaa (Kardla), Ida-Virumaa

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • The 26.5 kms road in western Estonia, which links the mainland to the country's second largest island of Hiiumaa, is to open Friday when the ice is thick enough.

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  • The rickety 31-metre structure was built by Jaan Alliksoo in 2008 on Hiiumaa, Estonia's second largest island, to give tourists greater views of the island and the Baltic Sea.

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  • In 2007, Estonian prosecutors charged Meri with genocide, claiming he oversaw the roundup and deportation of 251 civilians on the island of Hiiumaa, 90 miles west of Tallinn, in March

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  • Prosecutors said the Hiiumaa deportees, including women and children, were shipped to the mainland and then by train to labor camps in Siberia, where many of them died.

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  • In 2007, Estonian prosecutors charged Meri with genocide, claiming he oversaw the roundup and deportation of 251 civilians on the island of Hiiumaa, 90 miles (140 kilometers) west of Tallinn, in March 1949.

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  • Ola Oskarsson, from the marine survey company Marin Matteknik, said it was found last week near the island of Hiiumaa, some 90 miles west of Tallinn, after a 10-year search.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • One of the oldest factories is Hiiu Vill, on the island of Hiiumaa, where the local wool is turned into yarn and our deft-fingered artisans use it to make beautiful knitwear.

    News from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The Baltic Times.

  • The submarine was found last weekend close to the Estonian island of Hiiumaa by a Swedish marine survey company, MMT.

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