Kimitoön

Kimitoön (Finnish: Kemiönsaari) is a municipality of Finland. It was created on January 1, 2009, when the municipalities of Dragsfjärd, Kimito and Västanfjärd were consolidated into a single municipality.

Kimitoön

KimitoönKemiönsaari
Municipality
Kimitoöns kommun
Kemiönsaaren kunta
Coat of arms of Kimitoön
Coat of arms
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Coordinates: 60°10′N 022°44′E / 60.167°N 22.733°E / 60.167; 22.733Coordinates: 60°10′N 022°44′E / 60.167°N 22.733°E / 60.167; 22.733
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionÅboland–Turunmaa sub-region
Charter2009
Government
 • Municipal managerAnneli Pahta
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total2,800.99 km2 (1,081.47 sq mi)
 • Land686.93 km2 (265.23 sq mi)
 • Water2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi)
Area rank123rd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total6,711
 • Rank142nd largest in Finland
 • Density9.77/km2 (25.3/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Swedish71.4% (official)
 • Finnish27.4%
 • Others1.2%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1414.4%
 • 15 to 6460.3%
 • 65 or older25.3%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
Websitewww.kimitoon.fi

The municipality is located in the Archipelago Sea in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,711 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 2,800.99 square kilometres (1,081.47 sq mi) of which 2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.77 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.3/sq mi).

Kimitoön is bilingual with the majority speaking Swedish and a minority Finnish as their native language.

PoliticsEdit

Results of the 2015 Finnish parliamentary election in Kimitoön:[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. ^ "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. ^ vaalit.fi

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kimitoön at Wikimedia Commons