Lapinjärvi

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Lapinjärvi
LapinjärviLappträsk
Municipality
Lapinjärven kunta
Lappträsk kommun
Lake Lapinjärvi
Lake Lapinjärvi
Coat of arms of Lapinjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Lapinjärvi in Finland
Location of Lapinjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 60°37′N 026°12′E / 60.617°N 26.200°E / 60.617; 26.200Coordinates: 60°37′N 026°12′E / 60.617°N 26.200°E / 60.617; 26.200
Country Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Loviisa sub-region
Charter 1575
Government
 • Municipal manager Christian Sjöstrand
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 339.34 km2 (131.02 sq mi)
 • Land 329.90 km2 (127.38 sq mi)
 • Water 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi)
Area rank 267th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 2,823
 • Rank 255th largest in Finland
 • Density 8.56/km2 (22.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 64.8% (official)
 • Swedish 32.7% (official)
 • Others 2.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 15.5%
 • 15 to 64 62.7%
 • 65 or older 21.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.lapinjarvi.fi

Lapinjärvi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlapinˌjærʋi]; Swedish: Lappträsk) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 2,823 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 339.34 square kilometres (131.02 sq mi) of which 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.56 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.2 /sq mi).

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

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Lapinjärvi:

See also[edit]

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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