Hammarland is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.

Hammarland
Municipality
Hammarlands kommun
Coat of arms of Hammarland
Coat of arms
Location of Hammarland in Finland
Location of Hammarland in Finland
Hammarland is located in Åland
Hammarland
Hammarland
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°13′N 019°44′E / 60.217°N 19.733°E / 60.217; 19.733Coordinates: 60°13′N 019°44′E / 60.217°N 19.733°E / 60.217; 19.733
Country Finland
RegionÅland
Sub-regionÅland Countryside sub-region
Government
 • Municipal managerKurt Carlsson
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,224.17 km2 (472.65 sq mi)
 • Land138.17 km2 (53.35 sq mi)
 • Water1,084.84 km2 (418.86 sq mi)
Area rank285th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total1,585
 • Rank285th largest in Finland
 • Density11.47/km2 (29.7/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Swedish95.1% (official)
 • Finnish2.9%
 • Others1.9%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1417.5%
 • 15 to 6464.9%
 • 65 or older17.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]16.5%
Websitewww.hammarland.ax

The municipality has a population of 1,585 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 1,224.17 square kilometres (472.65 sq mi) of which 1,084.84 km2 (418.86 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.47 inhabitants per square kilometre (29.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swedish. 95% of its population has Swedish as their native language,[3] making Hammarland one of the municipalities with the highest percentage of Swedish-speakers in Finland, and possibly in the world.

Märket, the westernmost point of Finland, is an exclave of Hammarland.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "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.
  6. ^ Citizen's Map Site – National Land Survey of Finland

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hammarland at Wikimedia Commons