Raasiku Parish

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Raasiku Parish
Raasiku vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Raasiku Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Raasiku Parish
Coat of arms
Raasiku Parish within Harju County.
Raasiku Parish within Harju County.
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centre Aruküla
Government
 • Mayor Raivo Uukkivi
Area
 • Total 158.86 km2 (61.34 sq mi)
Population (01.01.2012)
 • Total 4,579
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Website www.raasiku.ee

Raasiku Parish (Estonian: Raasiku vald) is a rural municipality in northern Estonia. It is a part of Harju County. The municipality has a population of 4,579 (as of 1 January 2012); 4,346 (as of 1 January 2009) and covers an area of 158.86 km². The population density is 28.824/km2 (74.654/sq mi).[1]

Administrative centre of the municipality is Aruküla small borough (Estonian: alevik), with population of 2,016. Another main populated place is Raasiku small borough, with population of 1,343. There are also 13 villages (Estonian: külad) in Raasiku Parish: Härma, Igavere, Järsi, Kalesi, Kiviloo, Kulli, Kurgla, Mallavere, Peningi, Perila, Pikavere, Rätla, Tõhelgi. The current mayor (vallavanem) is Raivo Uukkivi.[2]

Aruküla and Raasiku have stations on the Elektriraudtee rail line.

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population figure and composition". http://www.stat.ee Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 12 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Vallavalitsus" (in Estonian). Raasiku vald http://www.raasiku.ee. Retrieved 11 January 2010. 

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Coordinates: 59°22′N 25°11′E / 59.367°N 25.183°E / 59.367; 25.183