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Flag of Viljandi
Coat of arms of Viljandi
Viljandi is located in Europe
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Viljandi is located in Baltic Sea
Location within Baltic Sea region
Viljandi is located in Estonia
Location within Estonia
Coordinates: 58°22′N 25°36′E / 58.367°N 25.600°E / 58.367; 25.600Coordinates: 58°22′N 25°36′E / 58.367°N 25.600°E / 58.367; 25.600
CountryViljandi Estonia
CountyViljandimaa lipp.svg Viljandi
 • MayorMadis Timpson
 • Total14.62 km2 (5.64 sq mi)
83 m (272 ft)
 • Total17,407[1]
 • Rank6th
 • Estonians94%
 • Russians3%
 • other2.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
Area code(+372) 043
ISO 3166 codeEE-897
Vehicle registrationD

Viljandi (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈvilʲːjɑnʲːdi], German: Fellin) is a town and municipality in southern Estonia with a population of 17,407 in 2019.[1] It is the capital of Viljandi County and is geographically located between two major Estonian cities, Pärnu and Tartu. The town was first mentioned in 1283, upon being granted its town charter by Wilhelm von Endorpe. The town became a member of the Hanseatic League at the beginning of the 14th century, and is one of five Estonian towns and cities in the league. The once influential Estonian newspaper Sakala was founded in Viljandi in 1878.

St. John's church (Jaani kirik)
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