Tartu County County in the east of Estonia (pop. 154,000). is in the east of Estonia (population approx. 154,000). It borders with Jõgeva County County in the eastern part of Estonia (pop.29,000). to the north, Valga County County in southern Estonia(pop.31,000). to the south, Viljandi County County in the southern part of Estonia (pop. 46,000). to the west and Pärva County to the southeast. Tartu is known as the city of knowledge and is home to the oldest university in Estonia, the University of Tartu University of Tartu - Tartu Ülikool is an Estonian higher education institute. .