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Jõgeva County

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Jõgeva County

Jõgeva County
County of Estonia
Skyline of Jõgeva County
Flag of Jõgeva County
Coat of arms of Jõgeva County
Coat of arms
Location of Jõgeva County
Country Estonia
Capital Jõgeva
 • Governor Viktor Svjatõšev
 • Total 2,603.83 km2 (1,005.34 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 31,376
 • Density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code EE-49
Vehicle registration J
Website .ee.jogevamaawww

Jõgeva County (Estonian: Jõgeva maakond), or Jõgevamaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is situated in eastern part of the country and borders Ida-Viru County to the north-east, Lake Peipus to the east, Tartu County to the south, Viljandi County to the south-west, Järva County to the north-west and Lääne-Viru County to the north. In January 2009 Jõgeva County had a population of 36,780 – constituting 2.7% of the total population of Estonia.[1]


  • History 1
  • County government 2
  • Municipalities 3
  • See also 4
  • Images 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Jõgeva County or Jõgevamaa was created January 1, 1990 from a parts of Viljandimaa and Tartumaa counties.[2]

County government

The County government (Estonian: Maavalitsus) is led by a Governor (Estonian: maavanem), who is appointed by the Government of Estonia for a term of five years. Since 2009, the Governor position has been held by Viktor Svjatõšev.


The county is subdivided into municipalities. There are 3 urban municipalities (Estonian: linnad – towns) and 10 rural municipalities (Estonian: vallad – parishes) in Jõgeva County.

Urban municipalities:

Municipalities of Jõgeva County

Rural municipalities:

See also



  1. ^ "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January".  
  2. ^

External links

  • Jõgeva County – Official website (in Estonian)

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