Viljandi Parish

Viljandi Parish (Estonian: Viljandi vald) is a rural municipality of Viljandi County, Estonia. It is located around the town of Viljandi, but does not include it.

Viljandi Parish
Viljandi vald
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Flag of Viljandi Parish
Coat of arms of Viljandi Parish
Viljandi Parish within Viljandi County.
Viljandi Parish within Viljandi County.
CountryEstonia
CountyViljandi County
Administrative centreViljandi
Government
 • MayorAlar Karu (IRL)
Area
 • Total651 km2 (251 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total13,569[1]
ISO 3166 codeEE-899
Websitewww.viljandivald.ee

Viljandi Parish was established by merging four municipalities: Paistu, Pärsti, Saarepeedi and Viiratsi parishes. This took place after the municipal elections held on 20 October 2013.[2]

Between 1939 and 1950, Viljandi Parish existed with different borders.

Populated placesEdit

Viljandi Parish has 4 small boroughs (alevik): Kolga-Jaani, Mustla, Ramsi and Viiratsi and approximately 126 villages, including:

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistics Estonia". Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. ^ Siseministeerium Archived October 29, 2013, at the Wayback Machine Tekib seitse tugevat valda. 2013

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Coordinates: 58°16′00″N 25°37′00″E / 58.2667°N 25.6167°E / 58.2667; 25.6167