Lapinjärvi (municipality)

Lapinjärvi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlapinˌjærʋi]; Swedish: Lappträsk) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 2,655 (31 January 2019)[1] and covers an area of 339.31 square kilometres (131.01 sq mi) of which 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi) is water.[2] The population density is 8.05 inhabitants per square kilometre (20.8/sq mi).

Lapinjärvi

LapinjärviLappträsk
Municipality
Lapinjärven kunta
Lappträsks kommun
Lake Lapinjärvi

Coat of arms
Location of Lapinjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 60°37′N 026°12′E
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionLoviisa sub-region
Charter1575
Government
  Municipal managerChristian Sjöstrand
Population
 (2019-01-31)[1]
  Total2,655
  Rank238th largest in Finland
  Density0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.lapinjarvi.fi

Neighbouring municipalities are Iitti, Kouvola, Loviisa, Myrskylä and Orimattila.

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

Lapinjärvi lake is located in the Lapinjärvi.

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Lapinjärvi:

People born in Lapinjärvi

See also

References

  1. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.

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