Värska

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Värska
Värska is located in Estonia
Värska
Värska
Coordinates: 57°57′29″N 27°38′17″E / 57.95806°N 27.63806°E / 57.95806; 27.63806Coordinates: 57°57′29″N 27°38′17″E / 57.95806°N 27.63806°E / 57.95806; 27.63806
CountryEstonia
CountyVõru County
ParishSetomaa Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total443
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)

Värska (Seto: Verska) is a small borough (alevik) in Setomaa Parish, Võru County in southeastern Estonia. At the 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 443.[1]

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History[edit]

Värska was first historically mentioned in 1585.[2]

Landmarks[edit]

The parish is associated with the Seto Museum of Farming, opened in 1998. Also located in southern Värska in the village of Verhulitsa is the holy tree Verhulitsa Laudsi Pettäi.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ http://vana.verska.ee/doc/setomaa2005_ENG.pdf
  3. ^ http://andmekogu.hiis.ee/kohad/Setomaa-2685/Seto%20(EE.%20-2687/Verhulitsa%20Laudsi%20pettäi-249