Jõelähtme Parish

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Jõelähtme Parish
Jõelähtme vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Jõelähtme Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Jõelähtme Parish
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Jõelähtme Parish within Harju County.
Jõelähtme Parish within Harju County.
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centre Jõelähtme
Government
 • Mayor Andrus Umboja
Area
 • Total 210.86 km2 (81.41 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2012[1])
 • Total 5,351
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Website www.joelahtme.ee

Jõelähtme Parish (Estonian: Jõelähtme vald) is a rural municipality in Harju County, north-western Estonia. It ha a population of 5,351 (as of 1 January 2012) and an area of 210.86 km2 (81.41 sq mi), the population density is 25.3770/km2 (65.726/sq mi)[1]

The administrative centre of Jõelähtme Parish is Jõelähtme village. It is located 20 km east from the centre of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.

History[edit]

Established in 1816.

Local government[edit]

Current mayor (vallavanem) is Andrus Umboja[2] and chairman of the council (volikogu esimees) is Art Kuum.[3]

Geography[edit]

Settlements[edit]

There are 2 small boroughs (est: alevikud, sg. - alevik) and 34 villages (est: külad, sg. - küla) in Jõelähtme Parish.

Small boroughs: Kostivere, Loo.

Villages: Aruaru, Haapse, Haljava, Ihasalu, Iru, Jägala, Jägala-Joa, Jõelähtme, Jõesuu, Kaberneeme, Kallavere, Koila, Koipsi, Koogi, Kostiranna, Kullamäe, Liivamäe, Loo, Maardu, Manniva, Neeme, Nehatu, Parasmäe, Rammu, Rebala, Rohusi, Ruu, Saha, Sambu, Saviranna, Ülgase, Uusküla, Vandjala, Võerdla.

Landmarks[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 9 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Vallavalitsus" (in Estonian). Jõelähtme Vallavalitsus http://www.joelahtme.ee. Retrieved 11 December 2009. 
  3. ^ "Vallavolikogu koosseis" (in Estonian). Jõelähtme Vallavalitsus http://www.joelahtme.ee. Retrieved 11 December 2009. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°27′N 25°08′E / 59.450°N 25.133°E / 59.450; 25.133