Põgari-Sassi

Põgari-Sassi is a village in Ridala Parish, Lääne County, in western Estonia.[1]

Põgari-Sassi
Village
Põgari-Sassi is located in Estonia
Põgari-Sassi
Põgari-Sassi
Coordinates: 58°48′N 23°31′E / 58.800°N 23.517°E / 58.800; 23.517
Country Estonia
CountyLääne County
ParishRidala Parish
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

On 22 September 1944 the last session of the Otto Tief's cabinet (EVRK) took place in the house of prayer in Põgari. Later the Secretary of State Helmut Maandi escaped through Tauksi, Liialaid and the Hiiumaa Islets to Sweden.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Classification of Estonian administrative units and settlements 2014 (retrieved 28 July 2021)
  2. ^ Pinn, Voldemar. "Põgari külast ja sellest, mis seal 1944. aasta septembris juhtus" (in Estonian). TTÜ. Archived from the original on 23 March 2008. Retrieved 22 October 2012.

Coordinates: 58°48′N 23°32′E / 58.800°N 23.533°E / 58.800; 23.533