Sammatti

Sammatti (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsɑmːɑtːi]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the city of Lohja in the beginning of 2009.

Sammatti
Former municipality
Sammatin kunta
Sammatti kommun
Sammatti Church

Coat of arms
Location of Sammatti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°19′15″N 023°49′15″E
CountryFinland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region (formerly Lohja sub-region)
Consolidated with Lohja2009
Area
  Total85.06 km2 (32.84 sq mi)
  Land72.01 km2 (27.80 sq mi)
  Water13.05 km2 (5.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2008-12-31)[2]
  Total1,365
  Density16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Population by age
  0 to 1418.8%
  15 to 6465.1%
  65 or older16.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality had a population of 1,365 (31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 72.01 square kilometres (27.80 sq mi). The population density was 18.96 inhabitants per square kilometre (49.1/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

It was the birthplace of one of Finland's most famous writers, Elias Lönnrot, the compiler of the Kalevala.

Villages

Prior to its consolidation into Lohja in 2009, Sammatti contained of the following villages:

  • Haarijärvi (Haarjärvi), Karstu, Kaukola, Kiikala, Leikkilä, Lohilampi, Luskala, Myllykylä, Niemenkylä and Sammatti

References

  1. "Suomen pinta-ala kunnittain 1.1.2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  2. "Kuntien asukasluvut suuruusjärjestyksessä". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. 31 December 2008. Archived from the original on 17 August 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
  3. "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.

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