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Põlva County, 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 of Russia. Long sections of the border with neighboring Russia have not yet been ratified by treaty, and certain villages in Põlva County can only be reached by driving through Russian-controlled territory. 27,028 people live in Põlva County – constituting 2.3% of the total population in Estonia .GovernmentThe 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.MunicipalitiesThe county is subdivided into municipalities. There are 13 rural municipalities (vallad - parishes) in Põlva County.Rural municipalities: Ahja ParishKanepi ParishKõlleste ParishLaheda ParishMikitamäe ParishMooste ParishOrava ParishPõlva ParishRäpina ParishValgjärve ParishVastse-Kuuste ParishVeriora ParishVärska ParishPolva County is in Estonia. Take a peek at our international travel planner: Polva County and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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