Kuivastu

Kuivastu
Kuivastu Harbour
Kuivastu Harbour
Kuivastu is located in Estonia
Kuivastu
Kuivastu
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°34′41″N 23°22′22″E / 58.57806°N 23.37278°E / 58.57806; 23.37278Coordinates: 58°34′41″N 23°22′22″E / 58.57806°N 23.37278°E / 58.57806; 23.37278
Country Estonia
County Saare County
Municipality Muhu Parish
Population
 (01.01.2000 [1])
 • Total 73

Kuivastu is a village on the eastern coast of the Estonian island Muhu. Kuivastu Harbour is the primary gateway to the biggest Estonian island Saaremaa (Muhu and Saaremaa are distinct islands, but are connected by a causeway Väinatamm). The corresponding harbour on the continental side is situated in Virtsu. Kuivastu administratively belongs to Muhu Parish of Saare County. In 2000, the village had a population of 73.[1]

Kuivastu was the location of Kuivastu Manor (Kuiwast).

Poet, translator, linguist and folklorist Villem Grünthal-Ridala (1885–1942) was born at Kuivastu tavern.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Kuivastu küla" (in Estonian). eestigiid.ee. Retrieved 7 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Villem Grünthal-Ridala" (in Estonian). Estonian Literary Museum. Archived from the original on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 30 July 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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