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.
|Coordinates: 58°50′N 22°40′E / 58.833°N 22.667°ECoordinates: 58°50′N 22°40′E / 58.833°N 22.667°E|
|• Governor||Riho Rahuoja|
|• Total||1,023 km2 (395 sq mi)|
|• Density||9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||EE-39|
The county has 1 rural municipality - Hiiumaa Parish. The only urban settlement, Kärdla, is part of the parish since 2017.
- ↑ "Population by sex, ethnic nationality and County, 1 January". stat.ee. Statistics Estonia. 1 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-10-18.
- Hiiumaa.ee – Hiiumaa portal
- Hiiumaa County Government Archived 2014-09-20 at the Wayback Machine – Official website (in Estonian)