Viimsi Parish

Viimsi Parish (Estonian: Viimsi vald) is a rural municipality in Northern Estonia, located North-East and neighbouring the capital Tallinn. It occupies an area of 72.84 km2 (28.12 sq mi)[2] with a population of 20 580 (As of 2019).[3] The municipality contains the Viimsi Peninsula and several islands, including Naissaar, Prangli, and Aksi.

Viimsi Parish
Viimsi vald
View of Viimsi Peninsula from the air above Lagedi
View of Viimsi Peninsula from the air above Lagedi
Flag of Viimsi Parish
Coat of arms of Viimsi Parish
Viimsi Parish within Harju County.
Viimsi Parish within Harju County.
Country Estonia
CountyFlag of et-Harju maakond.svg Harju County
Administrative centreViimsi
Government
 • MayorIllar Lemetti (Estonian Reform Party)
Area
 • Total72.84 km2 (28.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[3]
 • Total20 580
ISO 3166 codeEE-890
Websitewww.viimsivald.ee

The mayor of Viimsi Parish is Illar Lemetti.

DivisionsEdit

There are two small boroughs (alevik) and 20 villages (küla) in Viimsi Parish.

Small boroughsEdit

Viimsi and Haabneeme.

VillagesEdit

Äigrumäe, Idaotsa, Kelnase, Kelvingi, Laiaküla, Leppneeme, Lõunaküla (Storbyn), Lubja, Lääneotsa, Metsakasti, Miiduranna, Muuga, Pringi, Pärnamäe, Püünsi, Randvere, Rohuneeme, Tagaküla (Bakbyn), Tammneeme, Väikeheinamaa (Lillängin).

International relationsEdit

Twin towns — Sister citiesEdit

Viimsi Parish is twinned with:[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vallavalitsuse koosseis" (in Estonian). Viimsi vald. 2010-05-26. Retrieved 28 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Population figure and composition". Statistics Estonia. 2010-04-19. Retrieved 28 May 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Viimsi vald alistas rahvaarvult Rakvere" (in Estonian). TV3. 2011-03-04. Retrieved 5 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Välissuhted" (in Estonian). Viimsi vald. Retrieved 5 March 2011.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 59°32′N 24°51′E / 59.533°N 24.850°E / 59.533; 24.850