Lääne-Viru Coonty

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Lääne-Viru County
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KintraEstonie
CaipitalRakvere
Govrenment
 • GovrenorEinar Vallbaum (2009-)
Area
 • Total3,465 km2 (1,338 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan 2009[1])
 • Tot67,151
 • Density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-59

Lääne-Viru Coonty (Estonie: Lääne-Viru maakond), or Lääne-Virumaa, is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie. It is situatit in northren Estonie, on the sooth coast o the Guwf o Finland. In Estonie, lääne means wastren an ida means east, eastren. Lääne-Viru borders Ida-Viru Coonty tae the east, Jõgeva Coonty tae the sooth, an Järva an Harju Coonties tae the wast. 67,151 fowk live in Lääne-Viru Coonty – constitutin 5.0% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In prehistoric times Lääne-Virumaa wis settled bi Estonies o Vironian tribe.

Coonty Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty Govrenment (Estonie: maavalitsus) is led bi a Govrenor (Estonie: maavanem), who is appointit bi the Govrenment o Estonie. Syne 2004, the Govrenor position haes been held bi Urmas Tamm. The coonty seat is Rakvere.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare are 2 urban municipalities (Estonie: linnad – touns) an 13 landwart municipalities (Estonie: valladpairishes) in Lääne-Viru Coonty.

Urban municipalities:

Municipalities o Lääne-Viru Coonty

Landwart municipalities:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-18.

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