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Kuressaare Town - Tourism information, Tallinna 2, Kuressaare, Saaremaa
Kuressaare Town - Tourism information
Address: Tallinna 2, Kuressaare, Saaremaa
Tel: +372 453 3120, +372 455 0550, Fax: +372 453 3120
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Kuressaare is the capital of Saaremaa. The town, located at the Livonia Bay, has territory of about 15 sq.km and a population of about 15,000. First written data 1424. The freedom of town 8 May 1563. Self-governing status 1 October 1990. Territory 15 km2. Kuressaare obtained freedom of a town in 1563 has been called with different names throughout its existence. The historic German-like name,  Arensburg,  was replaced by Kuressaare in 1917. During the Soviet period in 1952-1988 it was called Kingissepa after the bolshevik Viktor Kingissepp who was born here.

Kuressaare was the first town in Estonia where the self-governing status was restored in October 1990. Today, Kuressaare is a safe and healthy town, open for international cooperation and communication and having eight twin-towns.
Population 15 170 (Jan.1 2008).

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