eurooplane wrote:What about the genitive? clermont-ferrand'i with i (like Harry Potteri)
How do you say for people from Kohtla-Järve, kohtla-järvelased? kohtlalased?
Clermont-Ferrand'i, kohtlajärvelased. -lane and -ne puts always words together. Kohtla-Järve is a difficult city, something like the Lille region in France (smaller scale of course). The hub of oil-shale mining and industry, a constructed city out of many parts away from each other, russianized during Soviet times.
The oil-shale is actually kind of national proud. The mining and industrial development started in 1920's and in late 1930's even our own gasoline was produced out of it (well the German Wehrmacht used it ). Biggest industries were Riigi Põlevkivitööstus and a/s Eesti Kiviõli (you can see a town called by it on the map). Now there is AS Eesti Põlevkivi. All the Estonian electricity is produced by burning oil-shale in two Narva power plants of Eesti Energia.