Kārsava (pronunciation (help·info); German: Karsau, Russian: Корсовка, Korsovka, Yiddish: קאָרסאָװקע, Korsovke) is a town in Latvia. Kārsava is located in the historical region of Latgale near the border of Russia.
Cultural centre in Kārsava
|• Total||4.07 km2 (1.57 sq mi)|
|• Land||4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)|
|• Water||0.05 km2 (0.02 sq mi)|
|• Density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Calling code||+371 657|
In 1763 a Catholic church was built in Kārsava. The town was located near the Rēzekne-Ostrov postal road and it saw rapid development when the St. Petersburg-Vilnius railway line was constructed nearby and the town became a trading centre.
- https://data.stat.gov.lv/pxweb/lv/OSP_PUB/START__ENV__DR__DRT/DRT010/; Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia; retrieved: 25 February 2021.
- https://data.stat.gov.lv/pxweb/lv/OSP_PUB/START__POP__IR__IRS/IRD060/; Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia; retrieved: 15 June 2021.