Liljendal

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Liljendal
Former municipality
Liljendal kommun
Liljendalin kunta
Coat of arms of Liljendal
Coat of arms
Location of Liljendal in Finland
Location of Liljendal in Finland
Coordinates: 60°34.5′N 026°03.5′E / 60.5750°N 26.0583°E / 60.5750; 26.0583Coordinates: 60°34.5′N 026°03.5′E / 60.5750°N 26.0583°E / 60.5750; 26.0583
Country Finland
Region Eastern Uusimaa
Sub-region Loviisa sub-region
Charter 1575
Consolidated 2010
Government
 • Municipal manager Sten Frondén
Area[1]
 • Total 119.64 km2 (46.19 sq mi)
 • Land 113.67 km2 (43.89 sq mi)
 • Water 5.97 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Population (2009-12-31)[2]
 • Total 1,472
 • Density 12.95/km2 (33.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 23.8% (official)
 • Swedish 74.9% (official)
 • Others 1.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.liljendal.fi

Liljendal is a former municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the Eastern Uusimaa region. The municipality had a population of 1,472 (31 December 2009)[2] and covered an area of 119.64 square kilometres (46.19 sq mi) of which 5.97 km2 (2.31 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density was 12.95 inhabitants per square kilometre (33.5/sq mi).

The municipality was bilingual, with majority (74.9%) being Swedish and minority (23.8%) Finnish speakers.[3] The municipality has previously also been known as Liljentaali in Finnish documents.[4]

Liljendal was consolidated to Loviisa, together with Pernå and Ruotsinpyhtää, on January 1, 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2009" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 20 February 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2009". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 13 January 2010. 
  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. ^ http://books.google.com/books?q=Liljentaali&btnG=Search+Books

External links[edit]

Media related to Liljendal at Wikimedia Commons