Eurajoki

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Eurajoki
Euraåminne
Municipality
Eurajoen kunta
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
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Rauma sub-region
Charter 1869
Government
 • Municipality manager Harri Hiitiö
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 345.64 km2 (133.45 sq mi)
 • Land 345.39 km2 (133.36 sq mi)
 • Water 298.39 km2 (115.21 sq mi)
Area rank 223rd largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 5,934
 • Rank 158th largest in Finland
 • Density 17.18/km2 (44.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.3%
 • 15 to 64 63.9%
 • 65 or older 17.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18%
Climate Dfc
Website www.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 5,934 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 345.64 square kilometres (133.45 sq mi) of which 298.39 km2 (115.21 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 17.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (44.5/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 Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Eurajoki:

See also[edit]

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. ^ "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