POPULATED PLACES IN ESTONIA (officially: settlement units ), are cities or settlement units of rural municipalities , but only cities have administrative functions. Settlement units are divided into settlements and urban regions (subdivisions of cities).
Officially there are five types of settlement units in Estonia:
* CITY (est : _linn_) * CITIES WITHOUT MUNICIPAL STATUS (est : _vallasisene linn_) * TOWN (est : _alev_) * SMALL TOWN (est : _alevik_) * VILLAGE (est : _küla_)
* ^ Estonian : _asustusüksus_ * ^ Estonian : _asula_ * ^ Estonian :