Kallaste

Kallaste is a town in Peipsiääre Parish Tartu County, Estonia. It is located on the western shore of Lake Peipus. Most of the population are Russians, 15% being Estonians.

Kallaste
Main street of Kallaste
Main street of Kallaste
Kallaste is located in Estonia
Kallaste
Kallaste
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°39′55″N 27°9′44″E / 58.66528°N 27.16222°E / 58.66528; 27.16222Coordinates: 58°39′55″N 27°9′44″E / 58.66528°N 27.16222°E / 58.66528; 27.16222
CountryFlag of Estonia.svg Estonia
CountyTartumaa lipp.svg Tartu County
MunicipalityPeipsiääre valla lipp.svg Peipsiääre Parish
Area
 • Total1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total714
 • Rank47th
 • Density380/km2 (970/sq mi)

HistoryEdit

Kallaste was founded in the 18th century as a village of Russian Old Believers. It became a small borough (alevik) in 1921 and a town 1 May 1938.

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