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Saaremaa
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Location of Saaremaa in Estonia
Geography
Location Baltic Sea
Archipelago West Estonian archipelago
Area 2,673 km2 (1,032 sq mi)
Administration
County Saare County
Demographics
Population 31,357 (31 January 2017)
Pop. density 11.7 /km2 (30.3 /sq mi)

Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia. It is 2,673 km2 (1,032 sq mi). The island is in the Baltic Sea, south of Hiiumaa island and west of Muhu island. It belongs to the West Estonian Archipelago.

The highest point on Saaremaa is 54 m above sea level. One feature found on the island is the Kaali crater. The island has lots of forested land. One of the symbols of the island is the juniper.


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