Sänna

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Sänna
Village
Sänna manor house
Sänna manor house
Sänna is located in Estonia
Sänna
Sänna
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 57°44′27″N 26°47′06″E / 57.74083°N 26.78500°E / 57.74083; 26.78500Coordinates: 57°44′27″N 26°47′06″E / 57.74083°N 26.78500°E / 57.74083; 26.78500
Country Estonia
County Võru County
Municipality Rõuge Parish
Population (2011 Census[1])
 • Total 55

Sänna (Võro: Sännä, German: Sennen) is a village in Rõuge Parish, Võru County in southeastern Estonia. As of 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 55.[1]

Poet and writer Artur Adson (1889–1977) grew up in Sänna village. Writer Juhan Jaik was born in Sänna.

Sänna manor[edit]

A manor has existed on the site since the Middle Ages, when it was a subsidiary manor to Vastseliina Castle. The present, wooden building however dates from 1875. Throughout history, the manor has belonged to several different Baltic German families, including the aristocratic families von Budberg, von Vietinghoff and von Fusch.[2] It currently houses a library and a community centre and is open to the public.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by place of residence (settlement), sex and age". Statistics Estonia. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sänna Manor". Estonian Manors Portal. Retrieved 6 December 20131.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Sänna Culture Manor". Visit Estonia. Retrieved 6 December 20131.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)