Harku Parish

Harku Parish (Estonian: Harku vald) is a rural municipality in Harju County, northern Estonia, located west and neighbouring the capital Tallinn. It occupies an area of 159.77 km2 (61.69 sq mi) and has a population of 7,575 (as of 1 January 2012). The population density is 47.412/km2 (122.796/sq mi).[4]

Harku Parish
Harku vald
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Flag of Harku Parish
Coat of arms of Harku Parish
Harku Parish within Harju County (yellow) and within Estonia
Harku Parish within Harju County (yellow) and within Estonia
Country Estonia
CountyFlag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centreTabasalu
Government
 • MayorErik Sandla (IRL)
Area
 • Total159.77 km2 (61.69 sq mi)
Population
 (01.01.2020)
 • Total15,248Increase[3]
ISO 3166 codeEE-198
Websitewww.harku.ee

The administrative centre of Harku Parish is Tabasalu a small borough with population of 3,217[citation needed].

HistoryEdit

First mentioned in 1891.

Local governmentEdit

The current mayor of Harku Parish is Erik Sandla from the Union of Pro Patria and Res Publica.[1] Current chairman of the council (volikogu esimees) is Kalle Palling MP.[5]

GeographyEdit

Populated placesEdit

There are 2 small boroughs (alevikud, sg. - alevik) and 21 villages (külad, sg. - küla) in Harku Parish.

Small boroughs: Harku, Tabasalu.

Villages: Adra, Harkujärve, Humala, Ilmandu, Kumna, Kütke, Laabi, Liikva, Muraste, Naage, Rannamõisa, Sõrve, Suurupi, Tiskre, Türisalu, Tutermaa, Vääna, Vääna-Jõesuu, Vahi, Vaila, Viti.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vallavalitsuse koosseis" (in Estonian). Harku vald. Retrieved 28 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. 2010-04-19. Retrieved 28 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Elanike arv - Eesti Linnade ja Valdade Liit".
  4. ^ "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  5. ^ "Vallavolikogu" (in Estonian). Harku vald http://www.harku.ee. Retrieved 25 November 2017. {{cite web}}: External link in |publisher= (help)

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 59°26′N 24°33′E / 59.433°N 24.550°E / 59.433; 24.550