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
Coat of arms of Lääne-Nigula Parish
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. In 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.

SettlementsEdit

Small boroughs

Palivere - Taebla - Risti

Villages

Allikmaa - Allikotsa - Auaste - Aulepa - Dirhami - Ehmja - Einbi - Elbiku - Enivere - Hara - Hindaste - Hosby - Höbringi - Ingküla - Jaakna - Jalukse - Jõesse - Jõgisoo - Kaare - Kaasiku - Kabeli - Kadarpiku - Kalju - Kärbla - Kasari - Kastja - Kedre - Keedika - Keravere - Keskküla - Keskvere - Kesu - Kirimäe - Kirna - Koela - Kokre - Koluvere - Kudani - Kuijõe - Kuke - Kullamaa - Kullametsa - Kuluse - Kurevere - Laiküla - Leediküla - Leila - Lemmikküla - Liivaküla - Liivi - Linnamäe - Luigu - Männiku - Martna - Mõisaküla - Mõrdu - Nigula - Nihka - Niibi - Niinja - Nõmme - Nõmmemaa - Nõva - Ohtla - Oonga - Oru - Osmussaare - Österby - Paslepa - Peraküla - Piirsalu - Putkaste - Pälli - Päri - Pürksi - Rannajõe - Rannaküla - Rehemäe - Riguldi - Rooslepa - Rõude - Rõuma - Saare - Salajõe - Saunja - Seljaküla - Silla - Soolu - Soo-otsa - Spithami - Sutlepa - Suure-Lähtru - Suur-Nõmmküla - Tagavere - Tahu - Tammiku - Telise - Tuka - Tuksi - Turvalepa - Tusari - Ubasalu - Üdruma - Uugla - Uusküla - Vaisi - Vanaküla - Vanaküla (Gambyn) - Variku - Vedra - Võntküla - Väike-Lähtru - Väike-Nõmmküla - Väänla - Vidruka

ReligionEdit

Religion in Lääne-Nigula Parish(2021) [1]

  Unaffiliated (80.1%)
  Lutheran (12.0%)
  Baptism (2.8%)
  Orthodox (2.4%)
  Others Religions or Unknown (2.7%)

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