Jõgeva County (Estonian: Jõgeva maakond), or Jõgevamaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is situated in eastern part of the country and borders Ida-Viru County to the north-east, Lake Peipus to the east, Tartu County to the south, Viljandi County to the south-west, Järva County to the north-west and Lääne-Viru County to the north.
|• Governor||Viktor Svjatõšev|
|• Total||2,603.83 km2 (1,005.34 sq mi)|
|• Total||28,734 |
|ISO 3166 code||EE-49|
Jõgeva County or Jõgevamaa was created January 1, 1990 from a parts of Viljandimaa and Tartumaa counties.
The County government (Estonian: Maavalitsus) is led by a governor (Estonian: maavanem), who is appointed by the Government of Estonia for a term of five years. Since 2009, the governor position has been held by Viktor Svjatõšev.
The county is subdivided into municipalities. There are three rural municipalities (Estonian: vallad – parishes) in Jõgeva County.
- Jõgeva County – Official website (in Estonian)
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