Järva Coonty

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Location of Järva Coonty
 • GovrenorTiina Oraste
 • Total2623 km2 (1,013 sq mi)
 (Jan 2009[1])
 • Total36,130
 • Density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-51

Järva Coonty (Estonie: Järva maakond), or Järvamaa (German: Jerwen, Laitin: Jervia), is ane o 15 counties o Estonie. It is situatit in central pairt o the kintra an borders Lääne-Viru Coonty tae the east, Jõgeva Coonty tae the sooth-east, Viljandi Coonty tae the sooth, Pärnu Coonty tae the sooth-wast, Rapla Coonty tae the wast, an Harju Coonty tae the north. 36,130 fowk live in Järva Coonty – constitutin 2.7% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In the first centuries AD poleetical an admeenistrative subdiveesions began tae emerge. Twa lairger subdiveesions appeared: the pairish (kihelkond) an the coonty (maakond). The pairish consistit o several veelages. Nearly aw pairishes haed at least ane fortress. The defence o the local aurie wis directit bi the heichest offeecial, the pairish elder. The coonty wis componit o several pairishes, heidit bi an elder an aw. Bi the 13t century the follaein major destricts haed developed in Estonie: Saaremaa (Osilia), Läänemaa (Rotalia or Maritima), Harjumaa (Harria), Rävala (Revalia), Virumaa (Vironia), Järvamaa (Jervia), Sakala (Saccala), an Ugandi (Ugaunia).[2]

Coonty Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty Govrenment (Estonie: Maavalitsus) is led bi Governor (Estonian: maavanem), who is appointit bi the Govrenment o Estonie for a term o five years. Syne 2009, the Govrenor position is held bi Tiina Oraste.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare is 1 urban municipality (Estonie: linnad – touns) an 11 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad – pairishes) in Järva Coonty.

Municipalities o Järva Coonty

Urban municipality:

Landwart municipalities:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 Januar 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
  2. Estonia and the Estonians (Studies of Nationalities) Toivo U. Raun p.11 ISBN 0-8179-2852-9

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