Ida-Viru Coonty

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Ida-Viru County
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Location of Ida-Viru County
 • GovrenorAgo Silde
 • Total3364 km2 (1,299 sq mi)
 (Jan 2010[1])
 • Total168,656
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-44

Ida-Viru Coonty (Estonie: Ida-Viru maakond), or Ida-Virumaa, is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie. It is the maist north-eastren pairt o the kintra. The coonty contains lairge deposits o ile shale - the main mineral mined in Estonie. As ile shale is uised in thermal pouer plants, the yird in Ida-Viru leeterally haulds the lairgest pouer capacity in Estonie. The caipital o the coonty is the toun o Jõhvi which is admeenistratively unitit wi the Jõhvi Parish. 168,656 fowk live in Ida-Viru Coonty – constitutin 12.6% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2010).[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Durin the latter pairt o the period o Soviet rule o Estonie, Ida-Virumaa wis cried Kohtla-Järve destrict, an its admeenistrative caipital wis Kohtla-Järve.

Coonty Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The County Government (Estonie: Maavalitsus) is led bi a Governor (Estonie: maavanem), who is appointit bi the kintra's govrenment for a term o five years. Synce August 2004 the govrenor's position is held bi Ago Silde.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Ida-Viru coonty haes declined frae 221,807 in 1990 tae 168,656 in 2010.

As o Januar 2010, the population o Ida-Virumaa is 168,656, which makes the seicont lairgest coonty in Estonie (efter Harjumaa, which includes Tallinn). 44.6% o the population are men an 55.4% weemen.[1]

Bi ethnic oreegin, 71.3% o population are Roushies, 19.7% are Estonies, 2.7% are Ukrainians, 2.7% are Belaroushies an 1.4% are Finns (as o 1 Januar 2009).[1]

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare are 5 urban municipalities (Estonie: linnad - touns) an 15 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad - pairishes) in Ida-Viru Coonty. Thare are 217 veelages in Ida-Virumaa.

Municipalities o Ida-Viru Coonty

Urban municipalities:

Landwart municipalities:

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ash hills in Ida-Viru Coonty

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b c d "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". Statistics Estonia. 19 Apryle 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010.

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