Metsla, Viljandi County

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Metsla
Metsla is located in Estonia
Metsla
Metsla
Location in Estonia
Coordinates: 58°15′27″N 25°46′01″E / 58.25750°N 25.76694°E / 58.25750; 25.76694Coordinates: 58°15′27″N 25°46′01″E / 58.25750°N 25.76694°E / 58.25750; 25.76694
CountryEstonia
CountyViljandi County
MunicipalityViljandi Parish
Population
 (2011)
 • Total38 [1]

Metsla (locally, Mõtsla) is a village in Viljandi Parish, Viljandi County, Estonia. Until the 2017 administrative reform of Estonian municipalities the village was located in Tarvastu Parish. Metsla is located 16 km (9.9 miles) southeast of the town of Viljandi, 7 km (4 miles) northwest of the small borough of Mustla. Neighboring villages include, Vilimeeste, Raassilla and Ülensi.[2][3] As of 2011, the population of Metsla was 38, a decrease from 55 in the 2000 census.[4]

Metsla is the birthplace of Estonian poet and linguist Mihkel Veske (1843-1890).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ citypopulation.de Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  2. ^ travelingluck.com Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  3. ^ maplandia.com Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  4. ^ citypopulation.de Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  5. ^ Maaleht. Öised aarded ootavad avastamist üle Eestimaa Lõhmus. Retrieved 23 January 2016.