Myrskylä

Myrskylä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈmyrskylæ]; Swedish: Mörskom) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 1,925 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 206.35 square kilometres (79.67 sq mi) of which 5.98 km2 (2.31 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.61 inhabitants per square kilometre (24.9/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Askola, Porvoo, Pukkila, Orimattila, Lapinjärvi and Loviisa.

Myrskylä

MyrskyläMörskom
Municipality
Myrskylän kunta
Mörskoms kommun
Myrskylä Church

Coat of arms
Location of Myrskylä in Finland
Coordinates: 60°40′N 025°51′E
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
Charter1636
Government
  Municipality managerSabah Samaletdin
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total206.35 km2 (79.67 sq mi)
  Land200.36 km2 (77.36 sq mi)
  Water5.98 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Area rank262nd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total1,925
  Rank273rd largest in Finland
  Density9.61/km2 (24.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish87.2% (official)
  Swedish10.8%
  Others2%
Population by age
  0 to 1417.4%
  15 to 6461.6%
  65 or older21%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Urbanisation44.6%
Unemployment rate11.0%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.myrskyla.fi

Population

Myrskylän asukasluvun kehitys Template:Lähde
Vuosi Asukasluku
19802 073
19812 047
19822 005
19831 994
19842 026
19851 998
19861 985
19871 979
19882 014
19892 051
19902 098
19912 066
19922 065
19932 054
19942 051
19952 040
19962 021
19972 011
19982 022
19992 036
20002 044
20011 974
20021 992
20032 012
20042 036
20052 033
20062 050
20072 026
20082 010
20092 021
20102 006
20112 008

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

Myrskylä is the birthplace of former Olympic track champion Lasse Virén. The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Myrskylä:

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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