Eurajoki

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Eurajoki

Euraåminne
Municipality
Eurajoen kunta
Euraåminne kommun
Coat of arms of Eurajoki
Coat of arms
Location of Eurajoki in Finland
Location of Eurajoki in Finland
Coordinates: 61°12′N 021°44′E / 61.200°N 21.733°E / 61.200; 21.733Coordinates: 61°12′N 021°44′E / 61.200°N 21.733°E / 61.200; 21.733
Country Finland
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionRauma sub-region
Charter1869
Government
 • Municipality managerHarri Hiitiö
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,504.96 km2 (581.07 sq mi)
 • Land345.39 km2 (133.36 sq mi)
 • Water298.39 km2 (115.21 sq mi)
Area rank223rd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total9,452
 • Rank158th largest in Finland
 • Density27.37/km2 (70.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others0.9%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1418.3%
 • 15 to 6463.9%
 • 65 or older17.8%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18%
ClimateDfc
Websitewww.eurajoki.fi

Eurajoki (Swedish: Euraåminne) is a municipality of Finland located in the region of Satakunta in the province of Western Finland. The municipality has a population of 9,452 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 1,504.96 square kilometres (581.07 sq mi) of which 298.39 km2 (115.21 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 27.37 inhabitants per square kilometre (70.9/sq mi).

Two of Finland's four nuclear reactors are on the island of Olkiluoto in Eurajoki, and a third one is under construction. The two other operating reactors are at the Loviisa Nuclear Power Plant.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Eurajoki:

Notable people[edit]

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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.

External links[edit]

Media related to Eurajoki at Wikimedia Commons