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'''Kuressaare''' [http://www.kuressaare.ee/uus/?setlang=eng] is the "cosmopolitan" capital of [[Saaremaa]], the biggest island of [[Estonia]]. And with only 15300 people living there - one of the smallest big(hearted) city in the world. First mentioned in a written document in 1424 the town was used as a fortified residency for local catholic bishop and was the centre of the island area in the western Estonia. In 1563 Kuressaare, at that time known as '''Arensburg''' received city status.  
 
'''Kuressaare''' [http://www.kuressaare.ee/uus/?setlang=eng] is the "cosmopolitan" capital of [[Saaremaa]], the biggest island of [[Estonia]]. And with only 15300 people living there - one of the smallest big(hearted) city in the world. First mentioned in a written document in 1424 the town was used as a fortified residency for local catholic bishop and was the centre of the island area in the western Estonia. In 1563 Kuressaare, at that time known as '''Arensburg''' received city status.  
 
Kuressaare, located in the south of the county on the banks of the [[Baltic Sea]], the citys main motos are
 
Kuressaare, located in the south of the county on the banks of the [[Baltic Sea]], the citys main motos are

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Medieval Episcopal Castle.

Kuressaare [1] is the "cosmopolitan" capital of Saaremaa, the biggest island of Estonia. And with only 15300 people living there - one of the smallest big(hearted) city in the world. First mentioned in a written document in 1424 the town was used as a fortified residency for local catholic bishop and was the centre of the island area in the western Estonia. In 1563 Kuressaare, at that time known as Arensburg received city status. Kuressaare, located in the south of the county on the banks of the Baltic Sea, the citys main motos are ......

  • 1)Historic and architectual harmony- well preserved Middle-Aged Episcopal Castle, in the classicistic town center.
  • 2)Secure and friendly surroundings- everyone knows everybody, a law criminal level, no ethnic conflicts.
  • 3)Tourism center and health resort

"City of health resorts", has the reputation of having perhaps the most SPA's and health resorts per person in the world. Brimming with historical facts, figures, long lost tales, the eastern-vikings and other. At the same time association vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, relaxing and education.

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