Geta, Åland

Geta[a] is a municipality in the northern part of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland. The municipality has a population of 506 (31 December 2021)[6] and covers an area of 605.99 square kilometres (233.97 sq mi) of which 522.14 km2 (201.60 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6 inhabitants per square kilometre (16/sq mi).

Geta kommun
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Location of Geta in Finland
Location of Geta in Finland
Geta is located in Åland
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°22.5′N 019°51′E / 60.3750°N 19.850°E / 60.3750; 19.850Coordinates: 60°22.5′N 019°51′E / 60.3750°N 19.850°E / 60.3750; 19.850
Country Finland
Sub-regionÅland Countryside sub-region
 • Municipal managerGustav Blomberg
 • Total605.99 km2 (233.97 sq mi)
 • Land84.34 km2 (32.56 sq mi)
 • Water522.14 km2 (201.60 sq mi)
 • Rank303rd largest in Finland
 • Total506
 • Rank303rd largest in Finland
 • Density6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Swedish91.9% (official)
 • Finnish4.8%
 • Others3.3%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.8%
 • 15 to 6460.9%
 • 65 or older22.3%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%

Its neighboring municipalities are Finström, Hammarland and Saltvik. The municipality is unilingually Swedish.

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  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M12*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003–2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Archived from the original on 20 May 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2016.


  1. ^ Pronounced in the same way as "yeta"

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