Föglö

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Föglö
Municipality
Föglö kommun
Föglö Church
Föglö Church
Coat of arms of Föglö
Coat of arms
Location of Föglö in Finland
Location of Föglö in Finland
Föglö is located in Åland
Föglö
Föglö
Location in Åland Islands
Coordinates: 60°01′50″N 020°23′15″E / 60.03056°N 20.38750°E / 60.03056; 20.38750Coordinates: 60°01′50″N 020°23′15″E / 60.03056°N 20.38750°E / 60.03056; 20.38750
Country  Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Archipelago sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Niklas Eriksson
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 134.71 km2 (52.01 sq mi)
 • Land 134.78 km2 (52.04 sq mi)
 • Water 1,734.24 km2 (669.59 sq mi)
Area rank 286th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 564
 • Rank 306th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.18/km2 (10.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 90.6% (official)
 • Finnish 3.1%
 • Others 6.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.9%
 • 15 to 64 60.1%
 • 65 or older 25%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 17.25%
Website www.foglo.ax

Föglö is a group of islands municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.

The municipality has a population of 564 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 134.71 square kilometres (52.01 sq mi) of which 1,734.24 km2 (669.59 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.8/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swedish, yet in the last decade there has been some immigration from Estonia and Latvia due to the need of employees at the fish farms, the main industry in Föglö. The municipality is connected only by ferries to Lumparland which has a road connection to Mariehamn, and by ferries to mainland Finland.

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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. 

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