Hinnerjoki is a village and a former municipality in the Satakunta province, Finland. It was consolidated with Eura in 1970. The village of Hinnerjoki is listed as a Cultural environment of national significance by the Finnish National Board of Antiquities.[2]

Hinnerjoki
Former municipality
Hinnerjoki church (1755)
Hinnerjoki church (1755)
Coat of arms of Hinnerjoki
Hinnerjoki is located in Finland
Hinnerjoki
Hinnerjoki
Coordinates: 60°59′45″N 21°59′27″E / 60.995949°N 21.990813°E / 60.995949; 21.990813Coordinates: 60°59′45″N 21°59′27″E / 60.995949°N 21.990813°E / 60.995949; 21.990813
CountryFinland
RegionSatakunta
Municipality1864
Consolidated1970
Area
 • Land1,156 km2 (446 sq mi)
Population
 (1969)[1]
 • Total1,469
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfc

Hinnerjoki is the birthplace of the DJ and record producer Darude, known for his 1998 hit single Sandstorm.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "II Väestö". Statistical Yearbook of Finland 1969. Helsinki: Central Statistical Office. 1973. p. 13.
  2. ^ "Hinnerjoen kirkonkylä" (in Finnish). Finnish National Board of Antiquities. 22 December 2009. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  3. ^ Welling, Ari (20 June 2015). "Darude: "Jos tietäisin Sandstormin salaisuuden, tekisin niitä sata lisää"" (in Finnish). Yle. Retrieved 29 January 2019.

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