Talk:Kuressaare

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
WikiProject Estonia (Rated Start-class, High-importance)
WikiProject icon Kuressaare is part of WikiProject Estonia, a project to maintain and expand Estonia-related subjects on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, you can edit the article attached to this page, or visit the project page, where you can join the project and/or contribute to the discussion.
Start-Class article Start  This article has been rated as Start-Class on the project's quality scale.
 High  This article has been rated as High-importance on the project's importance scale.
 
WikiProject Cities  
WikiProject icon This article is within the scope of WikiProject Cities, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of cities, towns and various other settlements on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 ???  This article has not yet received a rating on the project's quality scale.
 ???  This article has not yet received a rating on the project's importance scale.
 

Untitled[edit]

How can Kuressaare be the capital of an island? I think it's only the capital of Saare County. PeepP 12:15, July 11, 2005 (UTC)

Russian name Kingissepa[edit]

I find it weird that the article states town has a Russian name Kingissepa. This was the name of the town both in Estonian and Russian during Soviet era, but there is no Russian-language related etymology of this name. This is no more than a surname of an Estonian communist, afther whom the town was renamed. I would suggest the Russian name removed at all.Avellano (talk) 06:45, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

On a similar subject, why is the Finnish name of the city in the opening sentence? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 90.191.197.232 (talk) 11:15, 28 November 2011 (UTC)