Karjalohja

Karjalohja (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɑrjɑˌlohjɑ]), or Karislojo in Swedish, is a former municipality of Finland.

Karjalohja
Former municipality
Karjalohjan kunta
Karislojo kommun
Karjalohja in winter 2008

Coat of arms
Location of Karjalohja in Finland
Coordinates: 60°14.5′N 023°43′E
CountryFinland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region (formerly Lohja sub-region)
Charter1614
Consolidated2013
Government
  Municipal managerHenri Partanen
Area
  Total163.40 km2 (63.09 sq mi)
  Land121.29 km2 (46.83 sq mi)
  Water42.11 km2 (16.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[2]
  Total1,474
  Density9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.karjalohja.fi

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 1,474 (31 December 2012)[2] and covers an area of 163.40 square kilometres (63.09 sq mi) of which 42.11 km2 (16.26 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 12.153/km2 (31.475/sq mi).

Karjalohja was consolidated with the town of Lohja on 1 January 2013.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.[3]

Villages

Prior to its consolidation into Lohja in 2013, Karjalohja contained of the following villages:

  • Härjänvatsa, Ilmoniemi, Immola, Karkali, Kattelus, Kourjoki, Kuusia, Kärkelä, Lohjantaipale, Lönnhammar (Linhamari), Maila, Makkarjoki, Murto, Mustlahti, Nummijärvi, Pappila, Pellonkylä, Pipola, Pitkälahti (Långvik), Puujärvi, Pyöli, Saarenpää, Sakkola, Suurniemi, Särkjärvi, Tallaa and Tammisto

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Karjalohja:

People born in Karjalohja

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  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.

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