Otepää Town Hall
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Otepää (formerly Nuustaku) is a town in Valga County, southern Estonia, it is the administrative centre of Otepää Parish. Otepää is a popular skiing resort, popularly known as the "winter capital" of Estonia (in contrast to the "summer capital" Pärnu). During the 2005–2006 season it became the site for FIS Cross-Country World Cup events.
The first settlement in Otepää was in 6th century BC.
In 1935, the city got its first mayor, Julius Niklus.
In 1939, the population of the city was at 2,300.
- Population by sex, age and place of residence after the 2017 administrative reform, 1 January. Statistics Estonia.
- "Otepää linna ajaloost" [The history of the city of Otepää] (PDF). Retrieved 5 May 2018.
- Otepää - Dictionary of Estonian Place names.
- Ain Mäesalu: Otepää püss on maailma vanim Archived 2012-06-14 at the Wayback Machine