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Saku Parish

Saku Parish
Saku vald
Municipality of Estonia
Flag of Saku Parish
Flag
Coat of arms of Saku Parish
Coat of arms
Saku Parish within Harju County.
Saku Parish within Harju County.
Country Estonia
County Harju County
Administrative centre Saku
Government
 • Mayor Kuno Rooba
Area
 • Total 171.13 km2 (66.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,031
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Website www.sakuvald.ee

Saku Parish (Estonian: Saku vald) is a rural municipality in Harju County, north-western Estonia.

The administrative centre of Saku Parish is Saku; a small town with population of 4,618 (as of 2005). It is situated 10 km south of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Local government 2
  • Geography 3
    • Populated places 3.1
  • Sport 4
  • External links 5

History

Established in 1866.

Local government

Current chairman of the council (est: volikogu esimees) is Marianne Rande.

As of 2010, the mayor (est: vallavanem) is Kuno Rooba.

Geography

Tallinn–Saku–Laagri road in Saku Parish.

Populated places

There are 2 small towns (est: alevikud, sg. alevik) and 19 villages (est: külad, sg. küla) in Saku Parish.

Small towns: Kiisa, Saku.

Villages: Jälgimäe, Juuliku, Kajamaa, Kasemetsa, Kirdalu, Kurtna, Lokuti, Männiku, Metsanurme, Rahula, Roobuka, Saue, Saustinõmme, Sookaera-Metsanurga, Tänassilma, Tagadi, Tammejärve, Tammemäe, Tõdva, Üksnurme.

Sport

Kurtna is home to Bandy Federation of Estonia:[1]

External links

  • Official website
  • Maps of Saku Parish

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