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Tapa Parish

Tapa Parish
Tapa vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Tapa Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Tapa Parish
Coat of arms
Tapa Parish within Lääne-Viru County.
Tapa Parish within Lääne-Viru County.
Country Estonia
County Lääne-Viru County
Administrative centre Tapa
Government
 • Mayor Alari Kirt
Area
 • Total 262.8 km2 (101.5 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 7,849
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Website www.tapa.ee

Tapa Parish (}

}}: Tapa vald) is a rural municipality in Lääne-Viru County in northern Estonia.

The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Tapa. It is located 70 km east of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.

History

Tapa Parish was established in October 2005 by merging the town of Tapa with Lehtse and Saksi rural municipalities.

Local government

Chairman of the Council (}

}}: volikogu esimees):

  • 2005-2009 - Aleksander Sile
  • 2009-2013 - Urmas Roosimägi
  • from 2013 - Urmas Roosimägi

Mayor (}

}}: vallavanem):

  • 2005-2009 - Kuno Rooba
  • 2009-2013 - Alari Kirt
  • from 2013 - Alari Kirt

Geography

Populated places

There is one town Tapa, one small borough Lehtse and 25 villages: Imastu, Jootme, Jäneda, Karkuse, Kuru, Kõrveküla, Linnape, Loksu, Lokuta, Läpi, Läste, Moe, Nõmmküla, Näo, Patika, Piilu, Pruuna, Rabasaare, Raudla, Rägavere, Räsna, Saiakopli, Saksi, Tõõrakõrve, Vahakulmu.

External links

  • Official website

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