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General information - Location

CountryEstonia
Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 22.4928,Lat: 58.2582 marker
Elevation4 meter above sea level
Local time3:00:30am
Population13000 (10th largest city in country)
At islandSaaremaa
Name province/regionSaaremaa
Name SubregionKuressaare

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Kudjape1.8 km East
2 Laheküla2.6 km West
3 Upa4.7 km NorthNorthEast
4 Muratsi4.8 km EastSouthEast
5 Vaivere5.8 km EastNorthEast

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Rīga   Latvia175 km SouthEast
2 TallinnEstonia181 km NorthNorthEast
3 Helsinki   Finland254 km NorthNorthEast

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Gulf of Riga is very close with only a distance of around 2 km (direction SouthSouthWest).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named West Estonia. The nearest bigger lake is Linnulaht (0.9 km2 at a height of around 0 meter above sea level) at a distance of 2.3 km in WestSouthWestern direction).

The most nearby international border is the Latvian-Estonian border with a straight distance of 117.9 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 165 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 81%, low location: 19%, The surroundings of the place is moderately urbanised. The most common land use in the area is forest.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Riga International Airport (at a distance of 174 km and direction SouthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Kuressaare Airport (at a distance of 3.3 km in SouthSouthEastern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   20.8 km2 
 31.9% 
 Nature   15.1 km2 
 23.2% 
 Wet nature   3.6 km2 
 5.5% 
 Agriculture   11.9 km2 
 18.3% 
 Urban area   7.3 km2 
 11.2% 
 Infrastructure   1.2 km2 
 1.9% 
 Water - Lakes   4.2 km2 
 6.4% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Kuressaare in country Estonia


Kuressaare at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Historic Centre of RigaLatvia175 km SouthEast
2 Historic Centre (Old Town) of TallinnEstonia183 km NorthNorthEast
3 Struve Geodetic ArcBelarus,Estonia,Finland, Latvia,Lithuania,Norway, Republic of Moldova,Russian Federation, Sweden,Ukraine239 km NorthEast

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
Põduste luhaEE0.9 km WestNorthWest

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Kuressaare

Type of weather in Kuressaarebroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 18 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.6 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: South South East
Air pressure: 1016 mb
Humidity: 82 %
Daylength at 16 July 2024:17 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise :03:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :21:21 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Kuressaare - EE (longitude: 22.4928, latitude: 58.2582)
Distance weather station to place (direction NO): 0 Kilometers

5:00
19 degrees
1017 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
8:00
21 degrees
1017 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
11:00
21 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
14:00
22 degrees
1015 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
17:00
19 degrees
1014 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
20:00
20 degrees
1012 mbar
light rainweericoon
23:00
18 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon
2:00
18 degrees
1011 mbar
light rainweericoon










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