Lääne-Nigula Parish

Lääne-Nigula Parish (Estonian: Lääne-Nigula vald) is a rural municipality of Estonia, in Lääne County. It has a population of 7,041 (as of 1 January 2019) and an area of 1,449 km2 (559 sq mi).[1]

Lääne-Nigula Parish

Lääne-Nigula vald
Palivere railway station
Palivere railway station
Flag of Lääne-Nigula Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Lääne-Nigula Parish
Coat of arms
Lääne-Nigula Parish within Lääne County.
Lääne-Nigula Parish within Lääne County.
CountryEstonia
CountyLääne County
Administrative centreTaebla
Area
 • Total1,449 km2 (559 sq mi)
Population
 (01.01.2019[1])
 • Total7,041
 • Density4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-441
Websitewww.laanenigula.ee

Lääne-Nigula Parish was established by merging Oru, Risti and Taebla parishes after the municipal elections held on 20 October 2013. I 2017, the former municipalities Noarootsi, Nõva, Kullamaa and Martna were also merged into Lääne-Nigula.

PoliticsEdit

There are 17 seats in the local government council.

Populated placesEdit

Lääne-Nigula Parish has 3 small boroughs (alevik): Palivere, Taebla and Risti; and 34 villages: Allikmaa, Auaste, Ingküla, Jaakna, Jalukse, Kadarpiku, Kärbla, Kedre, Keedika, Kirimäe, Koela, Kuijõe, Leediküla, Linnamäe, Luigu, Mõisaküla, Nigula, Nihka, Niibi, Oru, Pälli, Piirsalu, Rõuma, Salajõe, Saunja, Seljaküla, Soolu, Tagavere, Turvalepa, Uugla, Väänla, Vedra, Vidruka, Võntküla, Aulepa.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population by sex age group and administrative unit or type of settlement, 1 January". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 24 October 2020.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 58°57′14″N 23°45′08″E / 58.95389°N 23.75222°E / 58.95389; 23.75222