Saare Coonty

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Saare Coonty
Coonty o Estonie
Banner o Saare Coonty
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Coat o airms o Saare Coonty
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Location of Saare Coonty
Kintra Estonie
Caipital Kuressaare
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Kaido Kaasik [1]
Area
 • Total 2,922 km2 (1,128 sq mi)
Population (Januar 2009[2])
 • Tot 34,723
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code EE-74

Saare Coonty (Estonie: Saare maakond), or Saaremaa, (Laitin: Osilia or Oesel; German: Ösel) is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie. It consists o Saaremaa, the lairgest island o Estonie, an several smawer islands near it, maist notably Muhu, Ruhnu, Abruka an Vilsandi. The coonty borders Lääne Coonty tae the east an Hiiu Coonty tae the north. 34,723 fowk live in Saare Coonty – constitutin 2.6% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[2]

Coonty govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Coonty Govrenment (Estonie: Maavalitsus) is led bi a Govrenor (Estonie: maavanem), who is appointit bi the Estonie govrenment for a term o five years.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare is ane urban municipality (Estonie: linn – toun) an 15 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad – parishes) in Saare Coonty.

Municipalities in Saare Coonty

Urban municipality:

  1. Kuressaare

Landwart municipalities:

  1. Kaarma Pairish
  2. Kihelkonna Pairish
  3. Kärla Pairish
  4. Laimjala Pairish
  5. Leisi Pairish
  6. Lümanda Pairish
  7. Muhu Pairish
  8. Mustjala Pairish
  9. Orissaare Pairish
  10. Pihtla Pairish
  11. Pöide Pairish
  12. Ruhnu Pairish
  13. Salme Pairish
  14. Torgu Pairish
  15. Valjala Pairish

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The lairgest islands o the coonty are Saaremaa, Muhu, Ruhnu, Abruka an Vilsandi. Arable land is 570 km² an it haes a mild maritime climate. The mean annual air temperatur is 6.0 °C an the mean annual precipitation is 509 mm.

Releegion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main releegious affiliations are Lutheran, Orthodox an Baptist, but anerlie 33.6% consider thairsels releegious.[3]

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