Arussaare is a village in Põhja-Sakala Parish, Viljandi County, in central Estonia. It is located by the PõltsamaaVõhma road (nr. 38), about 6.5 km (4 mi) east of Võhma. Arussaare lies on the right bank of the Retla River. At the 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 51.[1]

Arussaare
Arussaare Ascension of Christ's Orthodox Church
Arussaare Ascension of Christ's Orthodox Church
Arussaare is located in Estonia
Arussaare
Arussaare
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°38′17″N 25°40′43″E / 58.63806°N 25.67861°E / 58.63806; 25.67861Coordinates: 58°38′17″N 25°40′43″E / 58.63806°N 25.67861°E / 58.63806; 25.67861
CountryEstonia
CountyViljandi County
MunicipalityPõhja-Sakala Parish
Population
 • Total51

Arussaare has been the location Arussaare state manor (Arrosaar). In 1854 the granary of the manor was given to local Orthodox congregation. 1871–1873 a new stone church was built on the site of the manor, and was dedicated to the Ascension of Christ. In 1920 a new cemetery was established beside the church.

In the northern part of the village's territory, there is an ancient offering stone and an offering spring (Uduallikas, "Fog Spring") located.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 6 June 2013.