Märjamaa Parish is the biggest in area in Estonia. It is located in Rapla County in both sides of Tallinn-Pärnu road. Distance from Rapla town 30 km, Tallinn 65 km and Pärnu 65 km. The population is over 7000 people. There are 82 villages and 1 borough in Märjamaa parish.
Märjamaa borough is the administrative center of Märjamaa Parish. The population of Märjamaa borough is 3000. In Märjamaa borough there are pharmacies, gymnasium, a hospital, groceries, a church, kindergartens, music and art school, police station, post office, fire department, library, culture house, swimming pool and sports hall. Sillaotsa Farm Museum belongs to Märjamaa Municipality.
The main sectors in Märjamaa Parish are agriculture, trading, tursim, servicing and others. There are wood, metal, dolomite and textile companies and car repairs.