Terjärv

Terjärv (Finnish: Teerijärvi) was an independent municipality of Finland until 1969 but is now together with Nedervetil, a part of the municipality of Kronoby.

Terjärv
TerjärvTeerijärvi
Former Municipality
Terjärv kommun
Teerijärven kunta
Church in Terjärv
Church in Terjärv
Coat of arms of Terjärv
Motto(s): 
Tärjä best i vädä
Coordinates: 63°43.5′N 023°02′E / 63.7250°N 23.033°E / 63.7250; 23.033Coordinates: 63°43.5′N 023°02′E / 63.7250°N 23.033°E / 63.7250; 23.033
Country Finland
RegionOstrobothnia
Sub-regionKyrkbyn, Hästbacka, Kortjärvi
Charter1542
 • Density0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)

Terjärv is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The ex-municipality has a population of about 2,400.

The former municipality is bilingual, with the majority Swedish speaking and the minority Finnish. Terjärv is known as 'The Pearl Of Ostrobothnia' for the exceptionally nice nature for the region, with rolling hills and numerous lakes along the river running through Terjärv.

Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport is located in Kronoby close to Terjärv.

Villages in TerjärvEdit

[6] Terjärv have 3 main villages; Kyrkoby, Hästbacka, and Kortjärv. Inside these main villages are smaller villages. The largest of these is Småbönders in the southeast. Others are Högnabba, Djupsjöbacka, Kortjärvi, Dövnäs, Kolam, Emet and Drycksbäck. There are also places like Särs-Backman or Skogsbyn, Klubbi, Granö, Skullbacka, Nabba, Sågslamp, Kaitås, Emas, Lotas, Peckas, Sandvik, Grannabba, Långbacka, Lytz, Vistä, Furu, Svartsjö, Myngels, Manderbacka, that cannot be called villages but are boroughs of some of the main villages.

VillagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "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. ^ a b "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e "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.
  6. ^ Translation from other page on Wikimedia