Kallaste

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Kallaste
Town and municipality
Main street of Kallaste
Main street of Kallaste
Flag of Kallaste
Flag
Coat of arms of Kallaste
Coat of arms
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
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Tartumaa lipp.svg Tartu County
Government
 • Mayor Maie Nisu
Area
 • Total 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 852
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Website www.kallaste.ee

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

History[edit]

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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