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Rapla Coonty

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Rapla Coonty
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Location of Rapla Coonty
 • GovrenorTõnis Blank
 • Total2980 km2 (1,150 sq mi)
 (Jan 2009[1])
 • Total36,678
 • Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-70

Rapla Coonty (Estonie: Rapla maakond), or Raplamaa, is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie. It is situatit in wastren pairt o the kintra an borders Järva Coonty tae the east, Pärnu Coonty tae the sooth, Lääne Coonty tae the wast, an Harju Coonty tae the north. 36,678 fowk live in Rapla Coonty – constitutin 2.7% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The first written records o Rapla date back tae the 1241 Dens census (Liber Census Daniae).

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 for a term o five year. Syne 9 August 2004, the Govrenor position is held bi Tõnis Blank.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Municipalities o Rapla Coonty

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare are 10 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad – pairishes) in Rapla Coonty:

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Natural resources foond in Rapla coonty include limestane, dolomite, peat, an clay.

Miscellaneous topics[eedit | eedit soorce]

The kirk o Rapla wis biggit in 1901. Housomeivver, hintle o the interior dates back tae several hunder years earlier an is o heich virtu an historical value. In the kirk yard there are several crosses remainin frae the 17t century.

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.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 58°55′N 24°45′E / 58.917°N 24.750°E / 58.917; 24.750