Harju County

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Harju County or Harjumaa (Estonian Harju maakond or Harjumaa) is a County or maakond of Estonia on the south coast of the Gulf of Finland. It borders to Lääne County to the southwest, Rapla County and Järva County to the south and Lääne-Viru County to the east. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia is in the county, although it is separately marked on the map of counties.

Harju maakond
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Flag of Harju County

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Coat of Arms of Harju County

(Flag) (Coat of Arms)
Capital Tallinn
59°26'27" N, 24°43'49" E
Governor Jaan Mark
Area 4,333 km² (2nd)
Population
 - 2004 estimate
 - 2000 census
 - Density
 
521,410 (1st)
525,682
120.3/km² (1st)
ISO 3166-2 EE-37
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Location of Harju County

Contents

History

County Government

The Harju County Government (Maakonnavalitsus) is led by Governor (maavanem) Orm Valtson.

Municipalities

There are 6 urban municipalities (est: linnad - towns) and 19 rural municipalities (est: vallad - parishes) in the county.

Urban municipalities:

Rural municipalities:

Geography

Miscellaneous topics

External link

  • Harjumaa (http://www.harju.ee/) - Official site



 
Counties of Estonia
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Flag of Estonia

Harju | Hiiu | Ida-Viru | Järva | Jõgeva | Lääne | Lääne-Viru | Pärnu | Põlva | Rapla | Saare | Tartu | Valga | Viljandi | Võru

de:Kreis Harju

et:Harju maakond ro:Judeţul Harju

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