Askola

Askola (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈaskola]) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,962 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 218.03 square kilometres (84.18 sq mi) of which 5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 23.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (60.5/sq mi). Monninkylä is the largest village of municipality in terms of population (1,326 inhabitants).[6] Neighbouring municipalities are Myrskylä, Mäntsälä, Pornainen, Porvoo and Pukkila.

Askola
Municipality
Askolan kunta
Askola kommun
Askola church.

Coat of arms
Location of Askola in Finland
Coordinates: 60°31.7′N 025°36′E
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
Charter1896
Government
  Municipal managerEsko Rautiainen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total218.03 km2 (84.18 sq mi)
  Land212.42 km2 (82.02 sq mi)
  Water5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Area rank260th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total4,962
  Rank178th largest in Finland
  Density23.36/km2 (60.5/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish95.5% (official)
  Swedish2.8%
  Others1.7%
Population by age
  0 to 1420.6%
  15 to 6466.2%
  65 or older13.2%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.askola.fi

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Askola:

Surnames

Most common surnames and their frequencies in Askola as of 2014:[7]

People born in Askola

References

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  6. "Monninkylä in Askola (Uusimaa)". City Population. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  7. Most common surnames in Askola

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