Ingå

Ingå (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈiŋːo]; Finnish: Inkoo) is a municipality of Finland.

Ingå

IngåInkoo
Municipality
Ingå kommun
Inkoon kunta
Ingå Church

Coat of arms
Location of Ingå in Finland
Coordinates: 60°02.8′N 024°00.5′E
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionRaseborg sub-region
First documents1335
Government
  Municipal managerJarl Boström
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total954.02 km2 (368.35 sq mi)
  Land349.85 km2 (135.08 sq mi)
  Water604.21 km2 (233.29 sq mi)
Area rank220th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total5,410
  Rank164th largest in Finland
  Density15.46/km2 (40.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Swedish56% (official)
  Finnish41.5%
  Others2.5%
Population by age
  0 to 1418.8%
  15 to 6464%
  65 or older17.3%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.75%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.inga.fi

Ingå is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 5,410 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 954.02 square kilometres (368.35 sq mi) of which 604.21 km2 (233.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 15.46 inhabitants per square kilometre (40.0/sq mi).

The municipality is bilingual, with majority being Swedish and minority Finnish speakers.

Finnish national road 51 goes right through the southern part of Ingå.

The centre consists mainly of the road Bollstavägen that cuts through the Ingå centrum. Along the road are most of the major buildings and shops of the small municipality. A few grocery stores, small kiosk, library and a bar. Towards the Road 51 there is the residential area. Near road 51, at the northern tip of the residential area is the Ingå Volunteer Rescue Company. Nearby villages include Kusans.

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Ingå:

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.

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Ingå travel guide from Wikivoyage

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