Salme, Estonia

Salme, Estonia is a small borough in Saaremaa Parish, Saare County, in western Estonia.

Salme, Estonia
Small borough
An excavation site of one of the Salme ships
An excavation site of one of the Salme ships
Salme, Estonia is located in Estonia
Salme, Estonia
Salme, Estonia
Coordinates: 58°10′N 22°16′E / 58.167°N 22.267°E / 58.167; 22.267Coordinates: 58°10′N 22°16′E / 58.167°N 22.267°E / 58.167; 22.267
Country Estonia
CountySaare County
ParishSaaremaa Parish
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The Salme shipfind consisted of two clinker-built ships discovered in Salme, one with the remains of seven persons found in autumn 2008, and another with 33 in 2010.[1]

Salme school

The population of Salme as of January 1, 2016 was 1195.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The First Vikings
  2. ^ "Statistikat" (PDF). Salme Valla Infoleht (in Estonian). No. 1 (243). January 2016. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-04-18. Retrieved 2 February 2016.