Geta, Åland

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Geta
Municipality
Geta kommun
Coat of arms of Geta
Coat of arms
Location of Geta in Finland
Location of Geta in Finland
Geta is located in Åland
Geta
Geta
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°22.5′N 019°51′E / 60.3750°N 19.850°E / 60.3750; 19.850Coordinates: 60°22.5′N 019°51′E / 60.3750°N 19.850°E / 60.3750; 19.850
Country Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Åland Countryside sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Erik Brunström
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 606.48 km2 (234.16 sq mi)
 • Land 84.34 km2 (32.56 sq mi)
 • Water 522.14 km2 (201.60 sq mi)
Area rank 195th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 499
 • Rank 331st largest in Finland
 • Density 5.92/km2 (15.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 91.9% (official)
 • Finnish 4.8%
 • Others 3.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.8%
 • 15 to 64 62.1%
 • 65 or older 24.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 17.75%
Website www.geta.ax

Geta is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.

The municipality has a population of 499 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 606.48 square kilometres (234.16 sq mi) of which 522.14 km2 (201.60 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.92 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.3/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swedish.

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 30.09.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

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