Viimsi Parish

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Viimsi Parish
Viimsi vald
Municipality of Estonia
View at Viimsi Peninsula from the air above Lagedi.
View at Viimsi Peninsula from the air above Lagedi.
Flag of Viimsi Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Viimsi Parish
Coat of arms
Viimsi Parish within Harju County.
Viimsi Parish within Harju County.
Country  Estonia
County Flag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centre Viimsi
Government[1]
 • Mayor Haldo Oravas (IRL)
Area[2]
 • Total 72.84 km2 (28.12 sq mi)
Population (01.03.2011)[3]
 • Total 16,901
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Website www.viimsivald.ee

Viimsi Parish (Estonian: Viimsi vald) is a rural municipality in northern Estonia, located north-east and neighbouring the capital Tallinn. It occupies an area of 72.84 km2 (28.12 sq mi)[2] with a population of 16,901 (As of 1 March 2011)[3] which makes it the seventh largest municipality in Estonia and the most populous rural municipality (parish). The municipality contains the Viimsi Peninsula and several islands, including Naissaar, Prangli, and Aksi.

The current mayor of Viimsi Parish is Haldo Oravas from the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica.[1]

Divisions[edit]

There are 2 small boroughs (alevik) and 20 villages (küla) in Viimsi Parish.

Small boroughs[edit]

Viimsi and Haabneeme.

Villages[edit]

Äigrumäe, Idaotsa, Kelnase, Kelvingi, Laiaküla, Leppneeme, Lõunaküla (Storbyn), Lubja, Lääneotsa, Metsakasti, Miiduranna, Muuga, Pringi, Pärnamäe, Püünsi, Randvere, Rohuneeme, Tagaküla (Bakbyn), Tammneeme, Väikeheinamaa (Lillängin).

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Viimsi Parish is twinned with:[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Vallavalitsuse koosseis" (in Estonian). Viimsi vald. 2010-05-26. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. 2010-04-19. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Viimsi vald alistas rahvaarvult Rakvere" (in Estonian). TV3. 2011-03-04. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Välissuhted" (in Estonian). Viimsi vald. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 59°32′N 24°51′E / 59.533°N 24.850°E / 59.533; 24.850