Liljendal

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the Eastern Uusimaa region. The municipality had a population of 1,472 (31 December 2009)[2] and covered an area of 119.64 square kilometres (46.19 sq mi) of which 5.97 km2 (2.31 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density was 12.95 inhabitants per square kilometre (33.5/sq mi).

Liljendal
Former municipality
Liljendal kommun
Liljendalin kunta

Coat of arms
Location of Liljendal in Finland
Coordinates: 60°34.5′N 026°03.5′E
CountryFinland
RegionEastern Uusimaa
Sub-regionLoviisa sub-region
Charter1575
Consolidated2010
Government
  Municipal managerSten Frondén
Area
  Total119.64 km2 (46.19 sq mi)
  Land113.67 km2 (43.89 sq mi)
  Water5.97 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2009-12-31)[2]
  Total1,472
  Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish23.8% (official)
  Swedish74.9% (official)
  Others1.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.liljendal.fi

Liljendal is a former municipality of Finland.

The municipality was bilingual, with majority (74.9%) being Swedish and minority (23.8%) Finnish speakers. The municipality has previously also been known as Liljentaali in Finnish documents.[4]

Liljendal was consolidated to Loviisa, together with Pernå and Ruotsinpyhtää, on January 1, 2010.

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2009" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-02-25. Retrieved 20 February 2009.
  2. "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2009". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 13 January 2010.
  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. "Liljentaali - Google Search". books.google.com. Retrieved 2016-04-10.

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