Tartu County

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Tartu County
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Flag of Tartu County
Flag
Coat of arms of Tartu County
Coat of arms
Location of Tartu County
Country Estonia
CapitalTartu
Area
 • Total2,992.75 km2 (1,155.51 sq mi)
Population
 (Jan 2017)
 • Total150,167
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-78
Vehicle registrationT
Websitewww.tartumaa.ee

Tartu County is a county in Estonia. The capital city is also named Tartu.

Tartu is between Lake Võrtsjärv and Lake Peipsi. The Emajõgi river is in the county. Nature preserves take up about 10% of the county's land. The biggest of them being Emajõe Suursoo and Alam-Pedja.

Municipalities[change | change source]

The county is divided into municipalities. As of 2017, there is 1 urban municipality and 7 rural municipalities in Tartu County.

Municipalities of Tartu County
Rank Municipality Type Population
(2018)[1]
Area
km2[1]
Density[1]
1 Elva Parish Rural 14,612 728 20.1
2 Kambja Parish Rural 10,511 276 38.1
3 Kastre Parish Rural 5,138 495 10.4
4 Luunja Parish Rural 4,503 132 34.1
5 Nõo Parish Rural 4,274 169 25.3
6 Peipsiääre Parish Rural 5,676 652 8.7
7 Tartu Parish Rural 10,676 742 14.4
8 Tartu Urban 99,429 154 645.7

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Elanike demograafiline jaotus maakonniti". Kohaliku omavalitsuse portaal. Retrieved 2 April 2018.

Coordinates: 58°22′N 26°43′E / 58.367°N 26.717°E / 58.367; 26.717