Sangaste Parish

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Location
57°55'31"N
026°18'54"E
Country
 Estonia
Categories
  • Uncathegorised
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Sangaste Parish (Estonian: Sangaste Vald) was a rural municipality of the Estonian county of Valga with a population of 1,464 (as of 1 January 2010) and an area of 144.72 km².Sangaste features attractions includes the Sangaste Castle, where Friedrich Wilhelm Rembert von Berg (1793-1874), the Governor-General of Finland (1855-1861), was born. It has a hotel and a restaurant. Sangaste is also the birthplace of the Estonian writer August Gailit (1891-1960) and Estonian opera singer Aarne Viisimaa (1898-1989). The village was first mentioned in 1272 as Toyvel. The mayor of Sangaste Parish is Kaido Tamberg from the Social Democratic Party.

Settlements

Small boroughSangaste VillagesÄdu - Keeni - Kurevere - Lauküla - Lossiküla - Mäeküla - Mägiste - Pringi - Restu - Risttee - Sarapuu - Tiidu - Vaalu
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