Lääne-Nigula Parish

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Lääne-Nigula Parish
Lääne-Nigula vald
Municipality of Estonia

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Coat of arms of Lääne-Nigula Parish
Coat of arms
Lääne-Nigula Parish within Lääne County.
Lääne-Nigula Parish within Lääne County.
Country Estonia
County Lääne County
Administrative centre Taebla
Area
 • Total 507 km2 (196 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2013[1])
 • Total 3,861
 • Density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)

Lääne-Nigula Parish (Estonian: Lääne-Nigula vald) is a rural municipality of Estonia, in Lääne County. It has a population of 3,861 (as of 1 January 2013)[1] and an area of 507 km².

Lääne-Nigula Parish was established by merging Oru, Risti and Taebla parihses after the local government council elections held on 20 October 2013.

There's currently an ongoing design contest to find a suitable falg and coat of arms. The results will be announced on 2 December.[2]

Politics[edit]

There are 17 seats in the local government council.

Populated places[edit]

Lääne-Nigula Parish has 3 small boroughs (alevik): Palivere, Taebla and Risti; and 34 villages: Allikmaa, Auaste, Ingküla, Jaakna, Jalukse, Kadarpiku, Kärbla, Kedre, Keedika, Kirimäe, Koela, Kuijõe, Leediküla, Linnamäe, Luigu, Mõisaküla, Nigula, Nihka, Niibi, Oru, Pälli, Piirsalu, Rõuma, Salajõe, Saunja, Seljaküla, Soolu, Tagavere, Turvalepa, Uugla, Väänla, Vedra, Vidruka, Võntküla.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by sex age group and administrative unit or type of settlement, 1 January". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 22 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Tobias, Riina (26 September 2013). "Loodav Lääne-Nigula vald otsib lippu ja vappi". Lääne Elu (in Estonian). Retrieved 22 October 2013. 

Coordinates: 58°57′14″N 23°45′08″E / 58.95389°N 23.75222°E / 58.95389; 23.75222