The place has nine inhabitants (as of December 31, 2011). It is located 29 kilometers southeast of Haapsalu .
The river Kasari branches north of the village center : one arm flows into the bay of Matsalu ( Matsalu laht ) as a canal , a tributary flows as the river Rõude ( Rõude jõgi ) in a north-westerly direction before it also flows into the bay.
- Baltic historical local dictionary. Part 1: Estonia (including Northern Livonia). Started by Hans Feldmann . Published by Heinz von zur Mühlen . Edited by Gertrud Westermann . Cologne, Vienna 1985 (= sources and studies on Baltic history. Volume 8/1), ISBN 3-412-07183-8 , p. 213.