This article is about the town. For other uses, see Kallaste (disambiguation).
Town and municipality

Main street of Kallaste


Coat of arms

Location in Estonia

Coordinates: 58°39′55″N 27°9′44″E / 58.66528°N 27.16222°E / 58.66528; 27.16222Coordinates: 58°39′55″N 27°9′44″E / 58.66528°N 27.16222°E / 58.66528; 27.16222
Country Estonia
County Tartu County
  Mayor Maie Nisu
  Total 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2013)
  Total 852
  Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Website www.kallaste.ee

Kallaste is a town and a municipality in Tartu County, Estonia. It is located on the western shore of Lake Peipus. Most of the population are Russians, 15% being Estonians.


Kallaste was founded in the 18th century as a village of Russian Old Believers. It became a small borough (alevik) in 1921 and a town 1 May 1938.

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