Difference between revisions of "Kuressaare"
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Although the city only has a population of around 15,300 people, it has a big heart. The earliest records of Kuressaare is a document written in 1381 that mentions that the town housed a fortified residency for a local Catholic bishop and that it was the main center for the islands of western Estonia. Kuressaare was previously known as Arensburg, and it received city status in 1563.