Põlva Parish

Põlva Parish (Estonian: Põlva vald) is a rural municipality in Põlva County, southeastern Estonia.

Põlva Parish
Põlva vald
Rosma, Põlva county.jpg
Flag of Põlva Parish
Coat of arms of Põlva Parish
Põlva Parish within Põlva County.
Põlva Parish within Põlva County.
CountryEstonia
CountyPõlva County
Administrative centrePõlva
Area
 • Total706 km2 (273 sq mi)
Population
 • Total14,600
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-622
Websitewww.polva.ee

On 1 January 2009, it had a population of 3,882 and an area of 228.63 km².[1] In October 2013, the town of Põlva (formerly a separate municipality) was merged into Põlva Parish, becoming the centre of it. In 2017, as part of the administrative reform, the neighbouring Ahja, Laheda, Mooste and Vastse-Kuuste parishes were merged with Põlva Parish.

SettlementsEdit

Town
Põlva
Small boroughs
Ahja - Mooste - Vastse-Kuuste
Villages
Aarna - Adiste - Akste - Andre - Eoste - Himma - Himmaste - Holvandi - Ibaste - Jaanimõisa - Joosu - Kaaru - Kadaja - Kanassaare - Karilatsi - Kastmekoja - Kauksi - Kiidjärve - Kiisa - Kiuma - Koorvere - Kosova - Kähri - Kärsa - Lahe - Laho - Leevijõe - Logina - Loko - Lootvina - Lutsu - Mammaste - Meemaste - Metste - Miiaste - Mustajõe - Mustakurmu - Mõtsküla - Naruski - Nooritsmetsa - Orajõe - Padari - Partsi - Peri - Pragi - Puskaru - Puuri - Rasina - Roosi - Rosma - Savimäe - Soesaare - Suurküla - Suurmetsa - Säkna - Säässaare - Taevaskoja - Terepi - Tilsi - Tromsi - Tännassilma - Uibujärve - Valgemetsa - Valgesoo - Vana-Koiola - Vanaküla - Vanamõisa - Vardja - Viisli - Vooreküla[2]
 
Kähri õigeusu kirik 2013-08

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  2. ^ "Eesti asustusüksused" [Populated places of Estonia]. Place Names Board of Estonia (in Estonian). Institute of the Estonian Language. 15 February 2010. Retrieved 13 May 2015.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 58°2′32″N 27°3′57″E / 58.04222°N 27.06583°E / 58.04222; 27.06583