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Prangli

This article is about the island. For the village in Põlva County, see Prangli, Põlva County.
Prangli
Prangli church
Geography
Location Baltic Sea
Coordinates

59°37′28″N 25°01′15″E / 59.62444°N 25.02083°E / 59.62444; 25.02083Coordinates: 59°37′28″N 25°01′15″E / 59.62444°N 25.02083°E / 59.62444; 25.02083

Area 6.44 km2 (2.486 sq mi)
Highest elevation 9 m (30 ft)
Country
Estonia
County Harju
Demographics
Population 151
Density 23 /km2 (60 /sq mi)

Prangli (Swedish: Vrangö) is an Estonian island in the Gulf of Finland.

The first records are from 1387 as when it was called Rango. The first Settlers came from Sweden. The Estonian culture spread to the island in the 17th century.

Prangli is part of Viimsi Parish. In Kelnase is a harbour which is connected by ferry to Leppneeme on the mainland.

The vegetation, especially in the east of the island is mainly fir trees.

The lighthouse on Prangli was built in 1923.

Gallery

External links

  • Prangli Estonian Evangelical Church Prangli St. Laurentius Parish
  • Leuchtturm Prangli
  • Prangli
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