Saku Parish

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Saku Parish
Saku vald
Municipality of Estonia
Saku brewery
Saku brewery
Flag of Saku Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Saku Parish
Coat of arms
Saku Parish within Harju County.
Saku Parish within Harju County.
CountryFlag of Estonia.svg Estonia
CountyFlag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centreSaku
Government
 • MayorKuno Rooba
Area
 • Total171.13 km2 (66.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total8,031
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Websitewww.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 town 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 towns (est: alevikud, sg. alevik) and 19 villages (est: külad, sg. küla) in Saku Parish.

Small towns: Kiisa, Saku.

Villages: Jälgimäe, Juuliku, Kajamaa, Kasemetsa, Kirdalu, Kurtna, Lokuti, Männiku, Metsanurme, Rahula, Roobuka, Saue, 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