Esse is a former municipality of Finland, now a village of Pedersöre. It has a population of about 3,000 people, of whom approximately 94% are Swedish-speaking Finns and the rest are Finnish-speaking. The village is in the northeast part of Pedersöre municipality. The river of Esse flows through the village. This river is one of the last places where the Freshwater Pearl Mussel Margaritifera margaritifera can be found.