Geta, Åland

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Geta
Municipality
Geta kommun
Geta in 1990
Geta in 1990
Coat of arms of Geta
Coat of arms
Location of Geta in Finland
Location of Geta in Finland
Geta is located in Åland
Geta
Geta
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°22.5′N 019°51′E / 60.3750°N 19.850°E / 60.3750; 19.850Coordinates: 60°22.5′N 019°51′E / 60.3750°N 19.850°E / 60.3750; 19.850
Country  Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Åland Countryside sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Erik Brunström
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 605.99 km2 (233.97 sq mi)
 • Land 84.34 km2 (32.56 sq mi)
 • Water 522.14 km2 (201.60 sq mi)
Area rank 303rd largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 498
 • Rank 307th largest in Finland
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 91.9% (official)
 • Finnish 4.8%
 • Others 3.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.8%
 • 15 to 64 62.1%
 • 65 or older 24.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 17.75%
Website www.geta.ax

Geta is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.

The municipality has a population of 498 (31 August 2017)[6] and covers an area of 605.99 square kilometres (233.97 sq mi) of which 522.14 km2 (201.60 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.9 inhabitants per square kilometre (15/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swedish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  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. 
  6. ^ "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 

External links[edit]

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