Askola

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Askola
Municipality
Askolan kunta
Askola kommun
Coat of arms of Askola
Coat of arms
Location of Askola in Finland
Location of Askola in Finland
Coordinates: 60°31.7′N 025°36′E / 60.5283°N 25.600°E / 60.5283; 25.600Coordinates: 60°31.7′N 025°36′E / 60.5283°N 25.600°E / 60.5283; 25.600
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
Charter1896
Government
 • Municipal managerEsko Rautiainen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total218.03 km2 (84.18 sq mi)
 • Land212.42 km2 (82.02 sq mi)
 • Water5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Area rank260th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total4,962
 • Rank178th largest in Finland
 • Density23.36/km2 (60.5/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish95.5% (official)
 • Swedish2.8%
 • Others1.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1420.6%
 • 15 to 6466.2%
 • 65 or older13.2%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.askola.fi

Askola (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈaskola]) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,962 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 218.03 square kilometres (84.18 sq mi) of which 5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 23.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (60.5/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Myrskylä, Mäntsälä, Pornainen, Porvoo and Pukkila.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Askola:

Surnames[edit]

Most common surnames and their frequencies in Askola as of 2014:[6]

People born in Askola[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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.
  6. ^ Most common surnames in Askola

External links[edit]

Media related to Askola at Wikimedia Commons

Askola Church