Kiiminki

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This article is about the former municipality. For the district of Oulu, see Kiiminki (district).
Kiiminki
Former municipality
Kiimingin kunta
Kiiminki Church, built in 1760
Kiiminki Church, built in 1760
Coat of arms of Kiiminki
Coat of arms
Location of Kiiminki in Finland
Location of Kiiminki in Finland
Coordinates: 65°08′N 025°46.5′E / 65.133°N 25.7750°E / 65.133; 25.7750Coordinates: 65°08′N 025°46.5′E / 65.133°N 25.7750°E / 65.133; 25.7750
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Oulu sub-region
Charter 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Jukka Weisell
Area[1]
 • Total 339.00 km2 (130.89 sq mi)
 • Land 12.18 km2 (4.70 sq mi)
 • Water 326.82 km2 (126.19 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[2]
 • Total 13,320
 • Density 1,093.6/km2 (2,832/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.kiiminki.fi

Kiiminki (Swedish: Kiminge) was a municipality of Finland. Along with Haukipudas, Oulunsalo and Yli-Ii municipalities it was merged with the city of Oulu on 1 January 2013. Kiiminki municipality was part of the Oulu province in the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 13,320 (31 December 2012)[2] and covered an area of 339.00 square kilometres (130.89 sq mi) of which 326.82 km2 (126.19 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1,093.6/km2 (2,832.4/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.[3]

Buildings and structures[edit]

There is a 326-metre tall guyed mast for FM- and TV broadcasting.

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 31.1.2012" (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. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kiiminki at Wikimedia Commons