Jõgeva County

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Jõgeva County
County of Estonia
Skyline of Jõgeva County
Flag of Jõgeva County
Coat of arms of Jõgeva County
Coat of arms
Location of Jõgeva County
Country Estonia
Capital Jõgeva
 • Governor Viktor Svjatõšev
 • 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. In January 2009 Jõgeva County had a population of 36,780 – constituting 2.7% of the total population of Estonia.[1]


Jõgeva County or Jõgevamaa was created January 1, 1990 from a parts of Viljandimaa and Tartumaa counties.[2]

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.


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:

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