Elva Parish

Elva is a rural parish in the Estonian Tartu County with an area of 650 km2 (250 sq mi). As of 2017, it has a population of 14241 inhabitants. It was created in 2017 from the merger of the municipality Elva with the rural communities Konguta Parish, Puhja Parish, Rannu Parish and Rõngu Parish.

Elva Parish
Elva vald
Lake Viisjaagu in Vellavere
Lake Viisjaagu in Vellavere
Flag of Elva Parish
Coat of arms of Elva Parish
Elva Parish within Tartu County
Elva Parish within Tartu County
Coordinates: 58°14′N 26°23′E / 58.233°N 26.383°E / 58.233; 26.383Coordinates: 58°14′N 26°23′E / 58.233°N 26.383°E / 58.233; 26.383
CountryFlag of Estonia.svg Estonia
CountyTartumaa lipp.svg Tartu County
Formed2017
Administrative centreElva
Area
 • Total650 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total14,241
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ISO 3166 codeEE-171
Websitewww.elva.ee

In addition to the main town Elva (5669 inhabitants), a number of villages are part of the parish including Annikoru, Ervu, Härjanurme, Järvaküla, Järveküla, Käärdi, Kaarlijärve, Kaimi, Kalme, Kapsta, Karijärve, Kipastu, Kirepi, Kobilu, Kõduküla, Konguta, Koopsi, Koruste, Külaaseme, Kulli, Kurelaane, Kureküla, Lapetukme, Lembevere, Lossimäe, Mäeotsa, Mäeselja, Majala, Mälgi, Metsalaane, Mõisanurme, Nasja, Neemisküla, Noorma, Paju, Palupõhja, Piigandi, Poole, Pööritsa, Poriküla, Raigaste, Ramsi, Rannaküla, Ridaküla, Rõngu, Saare, Sangla, Suure-Rakke, Tamme, Tammiste, Tännassilma, Teedla, Teilma, Tilga, Uderna, Ulila, Utukolga, Vahessaare, Väike-Rakke, Valguta, Vallapalu, Vehendi, Vellavere, Verevi, Vihavu, Võllinge, and Võsivere.

ReferencesEdit

  • Vilja Kohler (7 April 2016). "Elva ja viie valla ühinemisläbirääkimised jätkuvad" [The accession negotiations between Elva and the five municipalities will continue]. Tartu Postimees (in Estonian).
  • Anette Parksepp (14 December 2016). "Elva linna ja viie valla ühinemisel tekib 14 000 elanikuga Elva vald" [Elva City and the five communes will have Elva Rural Municipality with 14,000 inhabitants]. ETV (in Estonian).

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