Lääne Coonty (Estonie: Lääne maakond), or Läänemaa (German: Wiek, Laitin: Rotalia), is ane o 15 coonties o Estonie. It is locatit in wastren Estonie an borders Easter Seas tae the north, Harju Coonty tae the north-east, Rapla Coonty tae the east, Pärnu Coonty tae the sooth, an the island coonties o Saare an Hiiu tae the wast. 27,477 fowk live in Lääne Coonty – constitutin 2.0% o the total population in Estonie (as o Januar 2009).[1]

Lääne Coonty
Banner o Lääne Coonty
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Coat of airms o Lääne Coonty
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Location of Lääne Coonty
KintraEstonie
CaipitalHaapsalu
Govrenment
 • GovrenorSulev Vare
Area
 • Total2383 km2 (920 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan 2009[1])
 • Total27,477
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-57
Matsalu Naitional Pairk in Lääne Coonty

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 years. Syne 15 Dizember 2011, the Govrenor position is held bi Innar Mäesalu.

Maavanem First Republic 1918–1941
Maavanem Seicont Republic 1993–present

MunicipalitiesEedit

The coonty is subdividit intae municipalities. Thare is ane urban municipality, Haapsalu (Estonie: linn – toun) an 11 landwart municipalities (Estonie: vallad – pairishes) in Lääne Coonty.

 
Municipalities in Lääne Coonty

Urban municipality:

Landwart municipalities:

NotesEedit

  1. a b "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 Januar 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
  2. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  3. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  4. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  5. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  6. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  7. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  8. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  9. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/endisedmaavanemad
  10. http://laane.maavalitsus.ee/et/maavanem