Jõgeva County

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Jõgeva County
County of Estonia
Skyline of Jõgeva County
Flag of Jõgeva County
Flag
Coat of arms of Jõgeva County
Coat of arms
Location of Jõgeva County
Country Estonia
Capital Jõgeva
Government
 • Governor Viktor Svjatõšev
Area
 • Total 2,603.83 km2 (1,005.34 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 31,376
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code EE-49
Vehicle registration J
Website www.jogevamaa.ee

Jõgeva County (Estonian: Jõgeva maakond), or Jõgevamaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is situated in eastern part of the country and borders Ida-Viru County to the north-east, Lake Peipus to the east, Tartu County to the south, Viljandi County to the south-west, Järva County to the north-west and Lääne-Viru County to the north. 36,780 people live in Jõgeva County – constituting 2.7% of the total population in Estonia (as of January 2009).[1]

History[edit]

County government[edit]

The County government (Estonian: Maavalitsus) is led by a Governor (Estonian: maavanem), who is appointed by the Government of Estonia for a term of five years. Since 2009, the Governor position has been held by Viktor Svjatõšev.

Municipalities[edit]

The county is subdivided into municipalities. There are 3 urban municipalities (Estonian: linnad – towns) and 10 rural municipalities (Estonian: vallad – parishes) in Jõgeva County.

Urban municipalities:

Municipalities of Jõgeva County

Rural municipalities:

See also[edit]

Images[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-18. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 58°42′N 26°24′E / 58.700°N 26.400°E / 58.700; 26.400