Pärnu Coonty

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Pärnu Coonty
Coonty o Estonie
Banner o Pärnu Coonty
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Coat o airms o Pärnu Coonty
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Location of Pärnu Coonty
Kintra Estonie
Caipital Pärnu
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Andres Metsoja
Aurie
 • Tot 4,807 km2 (1,856 sq mi)
Population (Jan 2009[1])
 • Tot 88,466
 • Density 18/km2 (48/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code EE-67

Pärnu Coonty (Estonie: Pärnu maakond), or Pärnumaa (German: Kreis Pernau), is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie. It is situatit in sooth-wastren pairt o the kintra, on the coast o Guwf o Riga, an borders Lääne an Rapla coonties tae the north, Järva an Viljandi coonties tae the east, an Latvie tae the sooth. 88,466 fowk live in Pärnu Coonty – constitutin 6.6% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[1]

Pärnu Coonty is the lairgest coonty o Estonie in terms o laund aurie.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Pärnu coonty thare is the auldest kent human dounset in Estonie, frae toun o Sindi 2 km upstream bi Pärnu River, near veelage Pulli. 8500 years BC. Mesolithic historical period.

Coonty Govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty Govrenment (Estonie: Maavalitsus) is led bi Govrenor (Estonie: maavanem), who is appointit bi the Govrenment o Estonie for a term o five years. Syne 1 Januar 2010, the Govrenor position is held bi Andres Metsoja.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Pärnu is a popular holiday resort for Estonies an increasingly for nan-Estonies, e.g., frae Swaden, Finland, Germany, an Roushie.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare are 2 urban municipalities (Estonie: linnad – touns) an 19 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad – pairishes) in Pärnu Coonty.

Municipalities o Pärnu Coonty

Urban municipalities:

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 Januar 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

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