Elimäki

Elimäki (Swedish: Elimä) is a former municipality of Finland.

Elimäki

Elimä
Former municipality
Elimäen kunta
Elimä kommun
Elimäki wooden church

Coat of arms
Location of Elimäki in Finland
Coordinates: 60°43′N 026°27′E
CountryFinland
RegionKymenlaakso
Sub-regionKouvola sub-region
Consolidated2009
Area
  Total391.74 km2 (151.25 sq mi)
  Land387.47 km2 (149.60 sq mi)
  Water4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2008-12-31)[2]
  Total8,199
  Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the region of Kymenlaakso. The municipality had a population of 8,199[2] and covered an area of 391.74 km² of which 4.27 km² was water.[1] The population density was 21.2 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Of note is the village of Koria, the largest village in Elimäki, possessing a population of 5,100. Koria is located 6,7 km west of Kouvola.

As of 2009, the six municipalities – Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Elimäki, Anjalankoski, Valkeala and Jaala – were consolidated, accounting for the new municipality of Kouvola with a population of over 80,000, being the 10th largest city in Finland.

Arboretum Mustila is located near Elimäki.

People born in Elimäki

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
  2. "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 27 March 2010.

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