Iitti

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Iitti
IittiItis
Municipality
Iitin kunta
Coat of arms of Iitti
Coat of arms
Location of Iitti in Finland
Location of Iitti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°53′N 026°20′E / 60.883°N 26.333°E / 60.883; 26.333Coordinates: 60°53′N 026°20′E / 60.883°N 26.333°E / 60.883; 26.333
Country Finland
Region Kymenlaakso
Sub-region Kouvola sub-region
Charter 1865
Government
 • Municipality manager Pentti Toivanen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 687.08 km2 (265.28 sq mi)
 • Land 589.81 km2 (227.73 sq mi)
 • Water 97.27 km2 (37.56 sq mi)
Area rank 183rd largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 6,960
 • Rank 148th largest in Finland
 • Density 11.8/km2 (31/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.8% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.7%
 • 15 to 64 63.3%
 • 65 or older 22%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.5%
Website www.iitti.fi

Iitti (Swedish: Itis) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Kymenlaakso region. The municipality has a population of 6,960 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 687.08 square kilometres (265.28 sq mi) of which 97.27 km2 (37.56 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (31/sq mi).

In 1990, the center of Iitti, which surrounds the old parish church, was voted the most attractive kirkonkylä ("church village") in Finland.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Anttila, Haapakimola, Haapalahti, Isokylä, Jokue, Kalaksue, Kauramaa, Kausala (Kausansaari), Kirkonkylä, Koliseva, Konttila, Koskenniska, Kukonoja, Kuukso, Kuusanniemi, Kymentaka (Kymentausta), Kyrönkylä, Kyöperilä, Leppäniemi, Lyöttilä, Mankala, Maunuksela, Muikkula, Munakallio, Niinimäki, Nirvinen, Parikka, Perheniemi, Piilahti, Puolakka, Pyörylä, Radansuu, Ruokoniemi, Saaranen, Savijoki, Siikakoski, Sitikkala, Säkkilänmaa, Säyhtee, Sääskjärvi, Taasia, Tapola, Tillola, Vuolenkoski, Väärtti.

Notable residents[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Iitti at Wikimedia Commons

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.