Location in Estonia

Coordinates: 59°38′41″N 25°45′16″E / 59.64472°N 25.75444°E / 59.64472; 25.75444Coordinates: 59°38′41″N 25°45′16″E / 59.64472°N 25.75444°E / 59.64472; 25.75444
Country Estonia
County Harju County
Municipality Kuusalu Parish
First mentioned 1372
Population (01.01.2012[1])
  Total 148

Viinistu is a village in Kuusalu Parish, Harju County in northern Estonia. It is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland on the Pärispea Peninsula, about 7 km (4 mi) north of the town of Loksa. Viinistu has a population of 148 (as of 1 January 2012).[1]

Viinistu was first mentioned in 1372 as Wynest.

Businessman, politician and art collector Jaan Manitski (born 1942) was born in Viinistu and currently is the biggest employer in the village owning the art museum and a hotel.

Navy officer, diplomat and painter Aleksander Warma (1890–1970) was born in Viinistu.


  1. 1 2 "Rahvastik" (in Estonian). Kuusalu vald. Retrieved 5 June 2012.
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