Hiiu County

county of Estonia

Hiiu County (Estonian: Hiiu maakond) is one of the 15 counties of Estonia. It is the smallest county both in terms of area and population. It is made up of Hiiumaa, the second-largest island of Estonia, and several smaller islands near it.

Hiiu County
Flag of Hiiu County
Flag
Coat of arms of Hiiu County
Coat of arms
Location of Hiiu County
CountryEstonia
CapitalKärdla
Government
 • GovernorRiho Rahuoja
Area
 • Total1,023 km2 (395 sq mi)
Population
 (2009[1])
 • Total10,097
 • Density9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeEE-39

MunicipalitiesEdit

The county has 1 rural municipality - Hiiumaa Parish. The only urban settlement, Kärdla, is part of the parish since 2017.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-18.

Other websitesEdit