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Põlva
Põlva
County (Estonian: Põlva
Põlva
maakond), or Põlvamaa, is one of 15 counties of Estonia. It is situated in south-eastern part of the country and borders Tartu, Valga and Võru counties. The county also shares a common border with Pskov Oblast
Pskov Oblast
of Russia. Long sections of the border with neighboring Russia
Russia
have not yet been ratified by treaty, and certain villages in Põlva
Põlva
County (e.g., Lutepää
Lutepää
and Saatse) can only be reached by driving through Russian-controlled territory. 28,507 people live in Põlva
Põlva
County – constituting 2.3% of the total population in Estonia
Estonia
(as of January 2013).[1]

Contents

1 Government 2 Municipalities 3 Demographics 4 Gallery 5 References 6 External links

Government[edit] The County Government (Estonian: Maavalitsus) is led by Governor (Estonian: maavanem), who is appointed by the Government of Estonia for a term of five years. Since 2007, the Governor position is held by Priit Sibul. Municipalities[edit] The county is subdivided into municipalities. There are 3 rural municipalities (Estonian: vallad - parishes) in Põlva
Põlva
County.

Municipalities of Põlva
Põlva
County

Rank Municipality Type Population (2018)[2] Area km2[2] Density[2]

1 Kanepi Parish Rural 4,864 525 9.3

2 Põlva
Põlva
Parish Rural 14,273 706 20.2

3 Räpina
Räpina
Parish Rural 6,518 591 11.0

Demographics[edit] 27,028 people live in Põlva
Põlva
County – constituting 2.1% of the total population in Estonia
Estonia
(as of January 2013).[1] Gallery[edit]

Pikajärve
Pikajärve
manor granary

Lake Aalupi

Pikajärve
Pikajärve
manor

Räpina
Räpina
manor

St. Michael's church in Räpina

Kärsa orthodox church

Lake Kõvverjärv

Kiidjärve
Kiidjärve
watermill

References[edit]

^ a b c "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-18.  ^ a b c "Elanike demograafiline jaotus maakonniti". Kohaliku omavalitsuse portaal. Retrieved 2 April 2018. 

External links[edit]

Official website

Coordinates: 58°05′N 27°05′E / 58.083°N 27.083°E / 58.083; 27.083

Geographic locale

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Municipalities of Põlva
Põlva
County

Rural municipalities

Kanepi Põlva Räpina

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Counties of Estonia

Harjumaa Hiiumaa Ida-Virumaa Järvamaa Jõgevamaa Läänemaa Lääne-Virumaa Pärnumaa Põlvamaa Raplamaa Saaremaa Tartumaa Valgamaa Viljandimaa Võrumaa

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