Karjalohja

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Karjalohja
Municipality
Karjalohjan kunta
Karjalohja in winter 2008
Karjalohja in winter 2008
Coat of arms of Karjalohja
Coat of arms
Location of Karjalohja in Finland
Location of Karjalohja in Finland
Coordinates: 60°14.5′N 023°43′E / 60.2417°N 23.717°E / 60.2417; 23.717Coordinates: 60°14.5′N 023°43′E / 60.2417°N 23.717°E / 60.2417; 23.717
Country Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki sub-region
Charter 1614
Consolidated 2013
Government
 • Municipal manager Henri Partanen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 163.40 km2 (63.09 sq mi)
 • Land 121.29 km2 (46.83 sq mi)
 • Water 42.11 km2 (16.26 sq mi)
Area rank 317th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 1,490
 • Rank 312th largest in Finland
 • Density 12.28/km2 (31.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 96% (official)
 • Swedish 1.8%
 • Others 2.2%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.8%
 • 15 to 64 61.8%
 • 65 or older 20.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.karjalohja.fi

Karjalohja (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɑrjɑˌlohjɑ]), or Karislojo in Swedish, is a former 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 1,490 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 163.40 square kilometres (63.09 sq mi) of which 42.11 km2 (16.26 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 12.28 inhabitants per square kilometre (31.8 /sq mi).

Karjalohja was consolidated with the town of Lohja on 1 January 2013.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Karjalohja:

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]

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