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Karksi church in the village of Karksi
Karksi Parish in 2009 within Viljandi County.
|• Total||321.45 km2 (124.11 sq mi)|
|• Density||13/km2 (33/sq mi)|
Karksi was first mentioned in documents in 1241. In the 13th century the parish and the castle emerged. The St. Peter's Church of Karksi with its striking tower was built on a side wall of the castle of the Teutonic Order destroyed in 1708. Today's Karksi mansion was built in the 18th century in the Early Classicist style.
The Ordensburg Karkus was built in the 13th century and destroyed in 1708. The castle is now a ruin.
- "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 27 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "MUUDATUSED VALLASISESTE LINNADE, ALEVITE, ALEVIKE JA KÜLADE NIMISTUS" (in Estonian). Institute of the Estonian Language. Retrieved 5 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- (in Estonian) Mulgi valla valimiskomisjon kinnitas valimistulemused
- Official website (in Estonian)
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