Brief information about the Kohtla-Järve

Kohtla-Järve Kohtla-Järve (Russian: Кохтла-Ярве) is a town and municipality in north-eastern Estonia, founded in 1924 and incorporated as a city in 1946. The town is highly industrial, and is both a processor of oil shales and is a manufacturer of oil products.

The town is quite diverse it contains people of more than 40 groups most of the remainder are Russians. Kohtla-Järve is your fifth-largest town in Estonia. Kohtla-Järve is unusual among the municipalities of owing to its territory components.

The two main components, Järve (Kohtla-Järve proper) and Ahtme, both with populations around 20,000, are situated about 10 km apart. A lot of settlements in north-eastern Ida-Viru county are administered as districts of Kohtla-Järve; Sirgala, the farthest, is 40 km east of Järve.

Into Kohtla-Järve, Jõhvi's city was incorporated in the time.