MUNICIPALITY
 

Population: 12 573  (1.05.2016)
Area: 14 km2 
Distances: Tallinn 253 km; Tartu 71 km; Pärnu 192 km; Riga 225 km; Pskov 100 km; St. Petersburg 395 km; Helsinki 337 km; Stockholm 668 km
 

TOWN COUNCIL
 

The 21 member town council represents the just over 12 573 citizens of Võru and is legislative body, equivalent to parliament on state level.
 
Võru Town Coucil after the 2013 local elections:
Coalition:
Social Democratic Party (6); Centre Party (3);  electoral alliance Võru Väärib Võimekust (Võru Deserves Capability) (2)
Opposition:
Pro Patria (4); Reform Party (6)