Brändö

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This article is about the municipality in Åland. For the district of Helsinki, see Kulosaari.
Brändö
Municipality
Brändö kommun
Coat of arms of Brändö
Coat of arms
Location of Brändö in Finland
Location of Brändö in Finland
Brändö is located in Åland
Brändö
Brändö
Location in Åland Islands
Coordinates: 60°24′42″N 21°2′42″E / 60.41167°N 21.04500°E / 60.41167; 21.04500Coordinates: 60°24′42″N 21°2′42″E / 60.41167°N 21.04500°E / 60.41167; 21.04500
Country Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Archipelago sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager John Wrede
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,648.48 km2 (636.48 sq mi)
 • Land 108.07 km2 (41.73 sq mi)
 • Water 1,540.41 km2 (594.76 sq mi)
Area rank 61st largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 470
 • Rank 330th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.35/km2 (11.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 84.6% (official)
 • Finnish 11.8%
 • Others 3.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.7%
 • 15 to 64 64.3%
 • 65 or older 18%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 17%
Website www.brando.ax

Brändö is an island municipality of Åland, Finland. Characteristics of Brändö are the numerous assembly of islands and islets, most important of which are linked by bridges and causeways. The municipality has a population of 470 (30 November 2014)[2] and covers an area of 1,648.48 square kilometres (636.48 square miles) of which 1,540.41 km2 (594.76 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.35 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.3/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swedish and 84.6% of the population are Swedish speakers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

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