Lääne-Viru County

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Lääne-Viru County
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Flag of Lääne-Viru County
Flag
Coat of arms of Lääne-Viru County
Coat of arms
Location of Lääne-Viru County
CountryEstonia
CapitalRakvere
Area
 • Total3,695.72 km2 (1,426.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total59,791
 • Density16/km2 (42/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-59
Vehicle registrationR
Websitelaane-viru.maavalitsus.ee

Lääne-Viru County is a county in Estonia. The capital city is Rakvere.

The county is divided into municipalities. There is one urban municipality and seven rural municipalities in Lääne-Viru County.

Rank Municipality Type Population
(2018)
Area
km2
Density
1 Haljala Parish Rural 4,389 547 8.0
2 Kadrina Parish Rural 4,958 355 14.0
3 Rakvere Parish Rural 5,566 296 18.8
4 Rakvere Urban 15,613 11 1,419.4
5 Tapa Parish Rural 11,252 479 23.5
6 Vinni Parish Rural 6,919 1,013 6.8
7 Viru-Nigula Parish Rural 5,981 311 19.2
8 Väike-Maarja Parish Rural 6,016 683 8.8

Coordinates: 59°15′N 26°20′E / 59.250°N 26.333°E / 59.250; 26.333