Hiiu Parish

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Hiiu Parish
Hiiu vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Hiiu Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Hiiu Parish
Coat of arms
Hiiu Parish within Hiiu County.
Hiiu Parish within Hiiu County.
Country Estonia
County Hiiu County
Administrative centre Kärdla
Government
 • Mayor Georg Linkov[1] (IRL)
Area
 • Total 388 km2 (150 sq mi)
Population (26.06.2013)
 • Total ca 5,000
Website www.hiiuvald.ee

Hiiu Parish (Estonian: Hiiu vald) is a rural municipality of Hiiu County, Estonia. It occupies the northwestern part of the Hiiumaa island. The population is about 5000 (as of 26 June 2013)

Hiiu Parish was established by merging the town of Kärdla (former urban municipality) and Kõrgessaare Parish after the local government council elections held on 20 October 2013.[2]

Populated places[edit]

Hiiu Parish has a town Kärdla, a small borough (alevik) Kõrgessaare and 58 villages: Heigi, Heiste, Heistesoo, Hirmuste, Hüti, Isabella, Jõeranna, Jõesuu, Kalana, Kaleste, Kanapeeksi, Kauste, Kidaste, Kiduspe, Kiivera, Kodeste, Koidma, Kopa, Kõpu, Kurisu, Laasi, Lauka, Lehtma, Leigri, Lilbi, Luidja, Mägipe, Malvaste, Mangu, Mardihansu, Meelste, Metsaküla, Mudaste, Napi, Nõmme, Ogandi, Ojaküla, Otste, Palli, Paope, Pihla, Poama, Puski, Reigi, Risti, Rootsi, Sigala, Sülluste, Suurepsi, Suureranna, Tahkuna, Tammistu, Tiharu, Ülendi, Viita, Viitasoo, Vilima, Villamaa.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ametisse valiti Hiiu vallavanem". Saarlane. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Siseministeerium Tekib seitse tugevat valda. 2013

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Coordinates: 59°00′N 22°45′E / 59.000°N 22.750°E / 59.000; 22.750