Hämeenkoski

Hämeenkoski (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈhæmeːŋˌkoski]; Koski Hl until 1995, see Koski Tl) is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged to the municipality of Hollola on 1 January 2016.[3]

Hämeenkoski
Former municipality
Hämeenkosken kunta
Hämeenkoski kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Hämeenkoski in Finland
Coordinates: 61°01.5′N 025°09′E
CountryFinland
RegionPäijänne Tavastia
Sub-regionLahti sub-region
Charter1865
Consolidated2016
Government
  Municipal managerKari Mustonen
Area
  Total195.62 km2 (75.53 sq mi)
  Land187.76 km2 (72.49 sq mi)
  Water7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2015-06-30)[2]
  Total2,125
  Density11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.hameenkoski.fi

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality had a population of 2,125 (30 June 2015)[2] and covered an area of 195.62 km2 (75.53 sq mi) of which 7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi) was water.[1] The population density was 11.3176/km2 (29.313/sq mi). The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Lake Pääjärvi is situated at the border between Hämeenkoski and Hämeenlinna (formerly Lammi).

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. "Väestötietojärjestelmä rekisteritilanne 30.06.2015" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
  3. Ojansivu, Merja (25 January 2015). "Lahti ja Nastola yhdistyvät ensi vuoden alusta". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Helsinki: Sanoma Media Finland Oy. Retrieved 3 January 2016.


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