Hiiu County (Estonie: Hiiu maakond) is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie, bein the smawest coonty baith in terms o aurie an population. It consists o Hiiumaa (German, Swadish: Dagö), the seicont lairgest island o Estonie, an several smawer islands near it. The coonty borders Lääne Coonty tae the east an Saare Coonty tae the sooth. 10,097 fowk live in Hiiu Coonty – constitutin 0.8% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[1]

Hiiu Coonty
Banner o Hiiu Coonty
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Coat of airms o Hiiu Coonty
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Location of Hiiu Coonty
KintraEstonie
CaipitalKärdla
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRiho Rahuoja
Area
 • Total1023 km2 (395 sq mi)
Population
 (2009[1])
 • Total10,097
 • Density9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-39

Coonty govrenmentEedit

The Coonty Govrenment (Estonie: Maavalitsus) is led bi Govrenor (Estonie: maavanem), who is appointit bi the Govrenment o Estonie for a term o five year.

MunicipalitiesEedit

 
Municipalities in Hiiu Coonty

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare is 1 urban municipality (Estonie: linn – ceety) an 4 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad – pairishes) in the coonty.

Urban municipality:

Landwart municipalities:

See an awEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 Januar 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2009.

Freemit airtinsEedit