Anija Parish

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Anija Parish
Anija vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Anija Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Anija Parish
Coat of arms
Anija Parish within Harju County.
Anija Parish within Harju County.
Country  Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centre Kehra
Government
 • Mayor Tiit Tammaru
Area
 • Total 520.94 km2 (201.14 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2012[1])
 • Total 6,197
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Website www.anija.ee

Anija Parish (Estonian: Anija vald) is a rural municipality in northern Estonia. It is a part of Harju County. The municipality has a population of 6,197 (as of 1 January 2012) and covers an area of 520.94 km2 (201 sq mi). The population density is 11.8958/km2 (30.8100/sq mi).[1]

The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Kehra, with population of 3,196. There are 31 villages in Anija Parish.

Villages in Anija Parish[edit]

Local government[edit]

The current mayor (vallavanem) is Tiit Tammaru[2] and chairman of the council (volikogu esimees) is Jaan Oruaas.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vallavalitsus" (in Estonian). Anija Vald http://www.anija.ee. Retrieved 12 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Volikogu" (in Estonian). Anija Vald http://www.anija.ee. Retrieved 12 December 2009. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°20′14″N 25°20′00″E / 59.33731°N 25.33333°E / 59.33731; 25.33333