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Former municipality
Sammatin kunta
Sammatti Church
Sammatti Church
Coat of arms of Sammatti
Coat of arms
Location of Sammatti in Finland
Location of Sammatti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°19′15″N 023°49′15″E / 60.32083°N 23.82083°E / 60.32083; 23.82083Coordinates: 60°19′15″N 023°49′15″E / 60.32083°N 23.82083°E / 60.32083; 23.82083
Country Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Lohja sub-region
Consolidated with Lohja 2009
 • Total 85.06 km2 (32.84 sq mi)
 • Land 72.01 km2 (27.80 sq mi)
 • Water 13.05 km2 (5.04 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 1,365
 • Density 18.96/km2 (49.1/sq mi)
Population by age[3]
 • 0 to 14 18.8%
 • 15 to 64 65.1%
 • 65 or older 16.0%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sammatti (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsɑmːɑtːi]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the city of Lohja in the beginning of 2009.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality had a population of 1,365 (31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 72.01 square kilometres (27.80 sq mi). The population density was 18.96 inhabitants per square kilometre (49.1 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

It was the birthplace of one of Finland's most famous writers, Elias Lönnrot, the compiler of the Kalevala.


  1. ^ "Suomen pinta-ala kunnittain 1.1.2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Kuntien asukasluvut suuruusjärjestyksessä". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. 31 December 2008. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "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. 

External links[edit]

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