Kaskinen

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Kaskinen
KaskinenKaskö
Town
Kaskisten kaupunki
Kaskö stad
Kaskinen
Kaskinen
Coat of arms of Kaskinen
Coat of arms
Location of Kaskinen in Finland
Location of Kaskinen in Finland
Coordinates: 62°22′N 021°15′E / 62.367°N 21.250°E / 62.367; 21.250Coordinates: 62°22′N 021°15′E / 62.367°N 21.250°E / 62.367; 21.250
Country Finland
Region Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Suupohjan rannikkoseutu
Founded 1785
Government
 • City manager Marlene Svens
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 175.36 km2 (67.71 sq mi)
 • Land 10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi)
 • Water 164.87 km2 (63.66 sq mi)
Area rank 315th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 1,322
 • Rank 313th largest in Finland
 • Density 126.02/km2 (326.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 68.1% (official)
 • Swedish 28.1% (official)
 • Others 3.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 11.8%
 • 15 to 64 67.1%
 • 65 or older 21%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.kaskinen.fi

Kaskinen (Swedish: Kaskö) is a town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The population of Kaskinen is 1,322 (30 September 2014)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi) (excluding sea areas) of which 0.16 km2 (0.062 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2011).[1] The population density is 126.02/km2 (326.4/sq mi). The population is bilingual with a majority speaking Finnish (68%) and the minority Swedish (28%).[3]

Kaskinen is the smallest municipality in Finland with a town status.

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. ^ 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]

Media related to Kaskinen at Wikimedia Commons

Kaskinen town hall