Kihnu Tourism, Estonia

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Kihnu (Swedish: Kynö) is an island in the Baltic Sea. With an area of 16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi) it is the largest island in the Gulf of Riga and the seventh largest island of Estonia. The length of the island is 7 km (4.3 mi) and width 3.3 km (2.1 mi), the highest point is at 8.9 metres (29.2 ft) above sea level. The island belongs to the Pärnu County of Estonia. Together with neighbouring islands it forms Kihnu Parish, one of the smallest municipalities of the country with an area of 16.8 km2 (6.5 sq mi). 604 people live on Kihnu as of 2007 of whom 69 are primary school pupils. There are four villages: Lemsi, Linaküla, Rootsiküla and Sääre. One can reach Kihnu by plane from Pärnu (15 minutes) or ferry from either Pärnu (3 hours) or Manilaid (1 hour), and when the sea is frozen in winter it is possible to drive to the island over the ice.

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Facts and Stats for Kihnu*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kihnu

    Know the pollution level of Kihnu before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Kihnu: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kihnu for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kihnu.

    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Kihnu - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 85.16 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 78.11 (High)
    • Pollution Index 10.34 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 54.93 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.11 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 68.05 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kihnu

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kihnu

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.71 USD

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