Tapa Parish

Tapa Parish

Tapa vald
Jäneda manor
Jäneda manor
Flag of Tapa Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Tapa Parish
Coat of arms
Tapa Parish within Lääne-Viru County.
Tapa Parish within Lääne-Viru County.
Country Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia
County Lääne-Virumaa lipp.svg Lääne-Viru County
Administrative centre Tapa
Government
 • Mayor Riho Tell
Area
 • Total 480 km2 (190 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total 11.049
 • Density 0.023/km2 (0.060/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code EE-792
Website www.tapa.ee

Tapa Parish (Estonian: Tapa vald) is a rural municipality in Lääne-Viru County in northern Estonia.

The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Tapa. It is located 70 km east of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.

History

Tapa Parish was established by merging in October 2005 the town of Tapa with Lehtse and Saksi rural municipalities and in October 2017 the Tapa and Tamsalu rural municipalities.

Local government

Chairman of the Council (Estonian: volikogu esimees):

  • 2017-2018 - Toomas Uudeberg
  • from 2018 - Maksim Butšenkov

Mayor (Estonian: vallavanem):

  • 2017-2018 - Alari Kirt
  • from 2018 - Riho Tell

Geography

Populated places

There is two towns Tapa and Tamsalu, two small boroughs Lehtse and Sääse and 55 villages: Aavere, Alupere, Araski, Assamalla, Imastu, Jootme, Jäneda, Järsi, Järvajõe, Kadapiku, Kaeva, Karkuse, Kerguta, Koiduküla, Koplitaguse, Kuie, Kullenga, Kursi, Kuru, Kõrveküla, Lemmküla, Linnape, Loksa, Loksu, Lokuta, Läpi, Läste, Metskaevu, Moe, Naistevälja, Nõmmküla, Näo, Patika, Piilu, Piisupi, Porkuni, Pruuna, Põdrangu, Rabasaare, Raudla, Rägavere, Räsna, Saiakopli, Saksi, Sauvälja, Savalduma, Tõõrakõrve, Türje, Uudeküla, Vadiküla, Vahakulmu, Vajangu, Vistla, Võhmetu, Võhmuta.

External links

Coordinates: 59°16′00″N 25°57′00″E / 59.266667°N 25.95°E / 59.266667; 25.95

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