Muhu Parish

Muhu Parish

Estonian: Muhu vald
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Flag of Muhu Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Muhu Parish
Coat of arms
Muhu Parish within Saare County
Muhu Parish within Saare County
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Saaremaa lipp.svg Saare County
Administrative Centre Liiva
Area
 • Total 208 km2 (80 sq mi)
Population
 (2019.01.01)
 • Total 1,876
 • Density 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code EE-478

Muhu Parish (Estonian: Muhu vald) is a rural municipality of Estonia, in Saare County.[1] It has a population of 1876 (as of 1 January 2019)[citation needed] and an area of 208 km2 (80 sq mi).[2]

Geography

Muhu Parish is located on Muhu or Muhumaa and its neighbouring smaller islands of Kesselaid, Viirelaid, Võilaid and Suurlaid. It is located in the West Estonian archipelago and part of Saare County in the northeast of it. The main island, Muhu, is the third-largest island under the jurisdiction of Estonia. It touches the Baltic Sea. Muhu Parish is separated from mainland Estonia by the Suur Strait (Moonsund) and Saaremaa island by the Väike Strait.

Settlements

There are 52 villages (küla) in Muhu Parish. The villages are: Aljava, Hellamaa, Igaküla, Kallaste, Kantsi, Kapi, Kesse, Koguva, Kuviastu, Külasema, Laheküla, Lalli, Leeskopa, Lehtmetsa, Lepiku, Levalõpme, Liiva, Linnuse, Lõetsa, Mäla, Mõega, Mõisaküla, Nautse, Nõmmküla, Nurme, Oina, Pädaste, Päelda, Paenase, Pallasmaa, Pärase, Piiri, Põitse, Raegma, Rannaküla, Rässa, Raugi, Rebaski, Ridasi, Rinsi, Rootsivere, Simiste, Soonda, Suuremõisa, Tamse, Tupenurme, Tusti, Vahtraste, Vanamõisa, Viira, Võiküla, Võlla.

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References

  1. ^ "Päring kohanimeandmebaasist. Eesti kohanimed". www.eki.ee (in Estonian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Maakatastri statistika". Maa-amet (in Estonian). Retrieved 6 July 2020.

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