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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 22.52637 lat : 58.38176
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 22°31'3.4914 lat : 58°22'54.3468
Surface area: 2659.6 km2 (7.004 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 878.2 km
Average height: 19 metre
Length island: 115 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 60 km
Name : Viidu Raunamägi (54 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 39231
Population density: 13.5 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Orissaare vald (NNO)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Samsala
Archipelago (island group): West Estonian archipelago
Country: Estland
Location in Country: West-southwest
Name Maakond: Saare County
Name Vald: municipalities : 1) Kuressaare 2) Lääne-Saare 3) Kihelkonna 4) Laimjala 5) Leisi 6) Muhu 7) Mustjala 8) Orissaare 9) Pihtla 10) Pöide 11) Ruhnu 12) Salme 13) Torgu 14) Valjala
Main place: Kuressaare
Location Main place: South
Sea: Baltic Sea
Distance to main land: 15.2 km
Nearest Country: Estonia
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Bridge to eastern smaller island Muhu


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Height map of Saaremaa

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Weather at Saaremaa

The weather type in Kuressaareovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 2.1 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: West
Atmospheric pressure: 1017 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 17 December 2017:6 hour and 22 minutes
Sunrise: 08:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 14:37 Europe/Amsterdam
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Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1699 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Saaremaa

 Forest   1436.1 km2 
 54% 
 Nature   320.1 km2 
 12% 
 Agriculture   744.1 km2 
 28% 
 Wet nature   103.4 km2 
 4% 
 Water   14.1 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   24.4 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   2.3 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0.3 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   14.9 km2 
 1%