Population and location
The village has 21 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2011). It is 45 kilometers northeast of the island's capital, Kuressaare .
In 1925, the local village blacksmith Mihkel Ranna (1871–1958) founded a dendrarium next to his house and the forge . Today it includes over two hundred different tree and shrub species.
- Baltic historical local dictionary. Part 1: Estonia (including Northern Livonia) (= sources and studies on Baltic history. Volume 8/1). Started by Hans Feldmann . Published by Heinz von zur Mühlen . Edited by Gertrud Westermann . Böhlau, Cologne / Vienna 1985, ISBN 3-412-07183-8 , p. 379.
- Entry in Eesti Entsüklopeedia (online version)
- Description (eestigiid.ee)
- Mihkel Rand's arboretum (English)