Saku Parish

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Saku Parish
Saku vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Saku Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Saku Parish
Coat of arms
Saku Parish within Harju County.
Saku Parish within Harju County.
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centre Saku
Government
 • Mayor Kuno Rooba
Area
 • Total 171.13 km2 (66.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,031
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Website www.sakuvald.ee

Saku Parish (Estonian: Saku vald) is a rural municipality in Harju County, north-western Estonia.

The administrative centre of Saku Parish is Saku; a small borough with population of 4,618 (as of 2005). It is situated 10 km south of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.

History[edit]

Established in 1866.

Local government[edit]

Current chairman of the council (est: volikogu esimees) is Marianne Rande.

As of 2010, the mayor (est: vallavanem) is Kuno Rooba.

Geography[edit]

Tallinn–Saku–Laagri road in Saku Parish.

Populated places[edit]

There are 2 small boroughs (est: alevikud, sg. alevik) and 19 villages (est: külad, sg. küla) in Saku Parish.

Small boroughs: Kiisa, Saku.

Villages: Jälgimäe, Juuliku, Kajamaa, Kanama, Kasemetsa, Kirdalu, Kurtna, Lokuti, Männiku, Metsanurme, Rahula, Roobuka, Saustinõmme, Sookaera-Metsanurga, Tänassilma, Tagadi, Tammejärve, Tammemäe, Tõdva, Üksnurme.

Sport[edit]

Kurtna is home to Bandy Federation of Estonia:[1]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°18′00″N 24°40′00″E / 59.3°N 24.666667°E / 59.3; 24.666667