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General information - Location

Location in country Southwest
Location in EuropeNorth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 22.4928,Lat: 58.2582 marker
Elevation4 meter above sea level
Local time8:57:47am
Population13000 (10th largest city in country)
At islandSaaremaa
Name Saaremaa
Name Kuressaare

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 
 Nature   15.1 km2 
 Wet nature   3.6 km2 
 Agriculture   11.9 km2 
 Urban area   7.3 km2 
 Infrastructure   1.2 km2 
 Water - Lakes   4.2 km2 


Location of Kuressaare in country Estonia

Kuressaare at Physical map (height map)

Tourist information

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

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)

Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)

Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Kudjape alevik: Kuressaare, Saaremaa - Kirde street

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-15 07:41:05
Placename webcam: Kudjape alevik - Saare maakond - Estonia
Bings maps Kudjape alevik

Name webcam: Kuressaare › North-West

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-08-15 07:42:36
Placename webcam: Kuressaare - Saare maakond - Estonia
Bings maps Kuressaare

Name webcam: Kuressaare › South: Saare County

Current time

Current weather at Kuressaare

Type of weather in Kuressaareclear sky weericoon
Current temperature: 23 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: East
Air pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 15 August 2022:15 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise :04:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :20:17 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Kuressaare - EE (longitude: 22.4928, latitude: 58.2582)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

23 degrees
1015 mbar
clear skyweericoon
23 degrees
1015 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
24 degrees
1014 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
22 degrees
1013 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
21 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon

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