About Raplamaa

Rapla County in general

Location: In central part of North Estonia

Area: 2,979.71 km² (6.6% of the total territory of Estonia)

Territory consists of: 50% forests, 30% swamps and bogs

Population: 34,614 (01.01.2017)

Population density: 12.2 inhabitants/km²

Employed, age 16-65: 16 100

Unemployment rate: 5,5%

Administrative distribution: 10 municipalities, 3 main centres: Rapla, Kohila, Märjamaa

Most important industries: glass, building materials, textile, food, wood, agriculture

Distances from Rapla by road:

  • Tallinn - 50 km, about 45 min by car (intl. airport, intl. ferry port),

  • Tartu 170 km,

  • Pärnu 95 km,

  • Helsinki - 130 km, about 45 min by car + 1,5 h fast ferry,

  • Riga - 269 km, about 3 h 50 min by car,

  • Saint Peterburg 410 km,

  • Vilnius 560 km,

  • Warsaw 925 km,

  • Moscow 1028 km,

  • Berlin 1487km.