Kimitoön

Kimitoön (Finnish: Kemiönsaari) is a municipality of Finland. It was created on January 1, 2009, when the municipalities of Dragsfjärd, Kimito and Västanfjärd were consolidated into a single municipality.

Kimitoön

KimitoönKemiönsaari
Municipality
Kimitoöns kommun
Kemiönsaaren kunta

Coat of arms
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Coordinates: 60°10′N 022°44′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionÅboland–Turunmaa sub-region
Charter2009
Government
  Municipal managerAnneli Pahta
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total2,800.99 km2 (1,081.47 sq mi)
  Land686.93 km2 (265.23 sq mi)
  Water2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi)
Area rank123rd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total6,711
  Rank142nd largest in Finland
  Density9.77/km2 (25.3/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Swedish71.4% (official)
  Finnish27.4%
  Others1.2%
Population by age
  0 to 1414.4%
  15 to 6460.3%
  65 or older25.3%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
Websitewww.kimitoon.fi

The municipality is located in the Archipelago Sea in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,711 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 2,800.99 square kilometres (1,081.47 sq mi) of which 2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.77 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.3/sq mi).

Kimitoön is bilingual with the majority speaking Swedish and a minority Finnish as their native language.

Politics

Results of the 2015 Finnish parliamentary election in Kimitoön:[6]

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. vaalit.fi

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