Põlva is a town in southeastern Estonia, the capital of Põlva County with a population of about 5,500.
The inhabitants of Põlva have always been positive, youthful and fond of sports. In and outside the town one can practise many activities, from swimming to riding. Handball, which can be practised in the local sports school, has been undoubtedly popular in Põlva. The professional players from the Serviti Handball Club have become the Estonian champoions four times and the club is also a serious competitor outside Estonia.
A unique school of horticulture is located about 30 kilometres east of Põlva, in the town of Räpina.