Brändö

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Brändö
Municipality
Brändö kommun
Coat of arms of Brändö
Coat of arms
Location of Brändö in Finland
Location of Brändö in Finland
Brändö is located in Åland
Brändö
Brändö
Location in Åland Islands
Coordinates: 60°24′42″N 21°2′42″E / 60.41167°N 21.04500°E / 60.41167; 21.04500Coordinates: 60°24′42″N 21°2′42″E / 60.41167°N 21.04500°E / 60.41167; 21.04500
Country  Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Archipelago sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager John Wrede
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 107.88 km2 (41.65 sq mi)
 • Land 108.07 km2 (41.73 sq mi)
 • Water 1,540.41 km2 (594.76 sq mi)
Area rank 296th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 465
 • Rank 308th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 84.6% (official)
 • Finnish 11.8%
 • Others 3.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.7%
 • 15 to 64 64.3%
 • 65 or older 18%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 17%
Website www.brando.ax

Brändö is an island municipality of Åland, Finland. Characteristics of Brändö are the numerous assembly of islands and islets, most important of which are linked by bridges and causeways. The municipality has a population of 465 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 107.88 square kilometres (41.65 square miles) of which 1,540.41 km2 (594.76 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (11/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swedish and 84.6% of the population are Swedish speakers.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  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. ^ "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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