Location of Lumparland in Finland
|Sub-region||Åland Countryside sub-region|
|• Municipal manager||Tomas Urvas|
|• Total||87.06 km2 (33.61 sq mi)|
|• Land||36.26 km2 (14.00 sq mi)|
|• Water||50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi)|
|Area rank||331st largest in Finland|
|• Rank||333rd largest in Finland|
|• Density||10.95/km2 (28.4/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Swedish||91.5% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||18.3%|
|• 15 to 64||63%|
|• 65 or older||18.6%|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Municipal tax rate||18.5%|
The municipality has a population of 397 (31 January 2014) and covers an area of 87.06 square kilometres (33.61 sq mi) of which 50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi) is water. The population density is 10.95 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.4 /sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swedish.
The main village is Klemetsby, where there is a bank, a church, a post office and a school. Klemetsby is 35 kilometres (22 mi) away from Mariehamn. The ferry port of Långnäs is situated in the eastern part of Lumparland.
Lumparland was the last municipality in Finland to establish its own website which happened in 2004.
The municipality has previously also been known as "'Lumparlanti" in some Finnish documents, but is today referred to as "Lumparland" also in Finnish.
The Church of Lumparland, dedicated to St. Andrew, is the oldest surviving wooden church in Åland, dating back to the 1720s. Inside the church, the altar painting is the work of Victor Westerholm. There is also a miniature ship from 1836 inside the church.
Lumpokasen (60.7 m or 199 ft) is the highest point in the municipality.
Agriculture and tourism are the most important lines of business in Lumparland.
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "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.
- "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.
- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- 1201–1202 (Pieni Tietosanakirja / II. Isopurje – Maskotti)
Media related to Lumparland at Wikimedia Commons