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Elimäen kunta
Elimä kommun
Former municipality
Elimäen kunta
Elimäki wooden church
Elimäki wooden church
Coat of arms of Elimäen kunta
Coat of arms
Location of Elimäki in Finland
Location of Elimäki in Finland
Coordinates: 60°43′N 026°27′E / 60.717°N 26.450°E / 60.717; 26.450Coordinates: 60°43′N 026°27′E / 60.717°N 26.450°E / 60.717; 26.450
Country Finland
Region Kymenlaakso
Sub-region Kouvola sub-region
Consolidated 2009
 • Total 391.74 km2 (151.25 sq mi)
 • Land 387.47 km2 (149.60 sq mi)
 • Water 4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 8,199
 • Density 21.16/km2 (54.8/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Elimäki (Swedish: Elimä) is a former municipality of Finland.

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the Kymenlaakso region. The municipality had a population of 8,199[2] and covered an area of 391.74 km² of which 4.27 km² was water.[1] The population density was 21.2 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

As of 2009, the six municipalities – Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Elimäki, Anjalankoski, Valkeala and Jaala – were consolidated, accounting for the new municipality of Kouvola with a population of over 80,000, being the 10th largest city in Finland.


Koria was the largest village in Elimäki. Koria had a population of 5,100. Koria is located 6,7 km west of Kouvola.

People born in Elimäki[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 27 March 2010. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Elimäki at Wikimedia Commons