Ingå

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Ingå
IngåInkoo
Municipality
Ingå kommun
Inkoon kunta
Ingå Church
Ingå Church
Coat of arms of Ingå
Coat of arms
Location of Ingå in Finland
Location of Ingå in Finland
Coordinates: 60°02.8′N 024°00.5′E / 60.0467°N 24.0083°E / 60.0467; 24.0083Coordinates: 60°02.8′N 024°00.5′E / 60.0467°N 24.0083°E / 60.0467; 24.0083
Country Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Raseborg sub-region
First documents 1335
Government
 • Municipal manager Jarl Boström
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 954.06 km2 (368.36 sq mi)
 • Land 349.85 km2 (135.08 sq mi)
 • Water 604.21 km2 (233.29 sq mi)
Area rank 115th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 5,529
 • Rank 179th largest in Finland
 • Density 15.8/km2 (41/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 56% (official)
 • Finnish 41.5% (official)
 • Others 2.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.8%
 • 15 to 64 64%
 • 65 or older 17.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.75%
Website www.inga.fi

Ingå (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈiŋo]; Finnish: Inkoo) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 5,529 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 954.06 square kilometres (368.36 sq mi) of which 604.21 km2 (233.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 15.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (41 /sq mi).

The municipality is bilingual, with majority being Swedish and minority Finnish speakers.

Finnish national road 51 goes right through the southern part of Ingå.

The centre consists mainly of the road Bollstavägen that cuts through the Ingå centrum. Along the road are most of the major buildings and shops of the small municipality. A few grocery stores, small kiosk, library and a bar. Towards the Road 51 there is the residential area. Near road 51, at the northern tip of the residential area is the Ingå Volunteer Rescue Company. Nearby villages include Kusans.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Ingå:

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 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 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]

Media related to Ingå at Wikimedia Commons

Ingå travel guide from Wikivoyage