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Lahetaguse is located in Estonia
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°11′17″N 22°05′16″E / 58.188055555556°N 22.087777777778°E / 58.188055555556; 22.087777777778Coordinates: 58°11′17″N 22°05′16″E / 58.188055555556°N 22.087777777778°E / 58.188055555556; 22.087777777778
Country Estonia
County Saare County
Municipality Saaremaa Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 21

Lahetaguse is a village in Saaremaa Parish, Saare County, Estonia, on the island of Saaremaa.[2] It's located on the northern coast of Kaugatoma Bay (part of the Baltic Sea). As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 21.[1]

Lahetaguse was the location of Lahetaguse (German: Lahhentagge) knight manor. World famous Russian navigator and explorer Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1778–1852), the discoverer of Antarctica, was born in Lahetaguse Manor. The manor was established in 1571. None of the buildings have survived.[3]

Before the administrative reform in 2017, the village was in Salme Parish.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 21 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Lisa. Asustusüksuste nimistu" (PDF). (in Estonian). Rahandusministeerium. Retrieved 3 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Lahetaguse mõis" (in Estonian). Retrieved 21 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Saaremaa külad endiste valdade piires". (in Estonian). Retrieved 3 December 2017.