Lauritsala is a former Finnish market town. It was closed down on 1 January 1967 and was incorporated into Lappeenranta. The present district of Lauritsala comprises only the center of the former town.
|• Total||24.7 km2 (9.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||494.57/km2 (1,280.9/sq mi)|
The center of Lappeenranta is about four kilometres away. There are old detached houses and blocks of flats in the area, with new settlements. In 1960, Lauritsala's population density included Mustola (341 inhabitants, partly on the Lappee side) and Mälki (322 inhabitants).: 48
The Lappeenranta and Lauritsala population centres had grown together and are now called Lappeenranta centre, with 32,174 inhabitants in 1960.: 47 In addition, part of the Laihia settlement in Lappee municipality extended to Lauritsala.
Places and eventsEdit
- "Lappeenrannan Map Service". Retrieved 2 January 2010.
- "Väestönmuutokset 1966" [Demographic changes 1966] (PDF). National Library Publication Archive Doria. sivu 19 (in Finnish, Swedish, and English). Statistical Office. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
- Yleinen väestölaskenta 1960: Taajamat ja niiden rajat, ym [General Population Census 1960: Urban areas and their boundaries, etc.] (PDF). Suomen virallinen tilasto VI C:103 (in Finnish, Swedish, and English). Helsinki: Statistical Office. 1965. Retrieved 18 January 2020.
- UNESCO (1959). Bulletin for Libraries (Report). 13. Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. p. 11. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
- Helin, Ronald Arthur (1961). Economic-geographic Reorientation in Western Finnish Karelia (Report). Washington DC: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council. pp. 14–36.
- Documenta Carelica Portal
- Lauritsala township exhibition Museum of South Karelia (in Finnish)
- So just 35 years - that's how the legendary Lauritsala has changed Yle News (in Finnish)
- Lauritsala library (in Finnish)