Town of export

Population: 17 245 (1st September 2019); with surrounding area: 44 258 (1st January 2019)

Distances: Tallinn 161 km, Tartu 81 km, Pärnu 97 km, Riga 245 km, St Petersburg 393 km, Helsinki 247 km, Stockholm 580 km.

Average salary (2018) 1100 euros


Most important sectors:

  • Wood processing, wooden products for construction and furniture industry, furniture production
  • Metal processing, production of metal product and engineering
  • Production of textile, sewing and leather production
  • Agriculture and food industry

 

Trade

Exports in 2018 worth 383 million euros, imports 200 million euros.