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About Paide



Paide is the capital of Järva County, Estonia.

A castle built by the Livonian Brothers of the Sword is located here. The town was formally founded 30 September 1291 by Halt, master of the Livonian Order.

As of 1 January 2012 the population of Paide was 8868.

During the Cold War, Paide Parish was host to Koigi, a front-line fighter air base.

Paide is also home to Paide Ühisgümnaasiumi Staadion, the home ground of Meistriliiga football team, Paide Linnameeskond