Infobox Settlement
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = EST
subdivision_type1 = County
map_caption = Location of Karksi-Nuia
official_name=Karksi-Nuia linn

subdivision_name1=Viljandi County
population_footnotes=cite web |url=https://www.karksi.ee/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=34&Itemid=1 |title=Karksi Vald - Population |accessdate=2008-06-02 |publisher=Karksi Parish|date= ]
coor=58°6' N 25°33' E

elevation_footnotes= [cite web |url=http://www.fallingrain.com/world/EN/20/KarksiNuia.html |title=Karksi-Nuia, Estonia Page |accessdate=2008-06-01 |publisher=Fallingrain.com |date= ]

Karksi-Nuia is a town in Viljandi County, Southern Estonia close to the Latvian bordercite web |url=https://www.karksi.ee/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=1 |title=Karksi Vald - Location |accessdate=2008-06-02 |publisher=Karksi Parish|date= ] . The nearest towns are Univere to the west, Polli and Karksi to the north, and Kovakula to the south. Discus throwers Märt Israel and Margus Hunt hail from there.


Karksi was first mentioned in the 12th century as a administrative center.cite web |url=https://www.karksi.ee/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=17&Itemid=1 |title=Karksi Vald - History and Symbols |accessdate=2008-06-02 |publisher=Karksi Parish|date=]


Karksi-Nuia is situated in the southern part of Viljandi County. It has an area of 3 km² and about 2100 inhabitants. It is part of the Karksi Parish, a municipality that consists of the town and the 20 villages around it. Karksi-Nuia is about 34 km from Viljandi, 82 km from Pärnu and Tartu and 100 km from Tallinn.


As of 2007, Karksi-Nuia had a population of 2100.


Local administration of Karksi-Nuia town and the Karksi Parish were united in 1999.


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