Artjärvi

Artjärvi (Swedish: Artsjö) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the town of Orimattila on January 1, 2011.[5]

Artjärvi

Artsjö
Former municipality
Artjärven kunta
Artsjö kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Artjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 60°44.8′N 026°03.2′E
CountryFinland
RegionPäijänne Tavastia
Sub-regionLahti sub-region
Charter1865
Consolidated2011
Government
  Municipal managerKimmo Kuparinen
Area
  Total197.33 km2 (76.19 sq mi)
  Land177.01 km2 (68.34 sq mi)
  Water20.32 km2 (7.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2010-10-31)[2]
  Total1,412
  Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish97.8% (official)
  Swedish0.8%
  Others1.4%
Population by age
  0 to 1414.1%
  15 to 6459.7%
  65 or older26.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.artjarvi.fi

The municipality was located in the Päijänne Tavastia region. It had a population of 1,412 (31 October 2010)[2] and covered a land area of 177.01 square kilometres (68.34 sq mi).[1] The population density was 7.98 inhabitants per square kilometre (20.7/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2010" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
  2. "Population by municipality as of 31 October 2010". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
  3. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  5. "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Helsinki: Suomen Kuntaliitto. 2 July 2010. Archived from the original on 15 April 2007. Retrieved January 1, 2011.

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