Hämeenkoski

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Hämeenkoski
Former municipality
Hämeenkosken kunta
Coat of arms of Hämeenkoski
Coat of arms
Location of Hämeenkoski in Finland
Location of Hämeenkoski in Finland
Coordinates: 61°01.5′N 025°09′E / 61.0250°N 25.150°E / 61.0250; 25.150Coordinates: 61°01.5′N 025°09′E / 61.0250°N 25.150°E / 61.0250; 25.150
Country Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Charter 1865
Consolidated 2016
Government
 • Municipal manager Kari Mustonen
Area[1]
 • Total 195.62 km2 (75.53 sq mi)
 • Land 187.76 km2 (72.49 sq mi)
 • Water 7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Population (2015-06-30)[2]
 • Total 2,125
 • Density 11.32/km2 (29.3/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.hameenkoski.fi

Hämeenkoski (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈhæmeːŋˌkoski]; Koski Hl until 1995, see Koski Tl) is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged to the municipality of Hollola on 1 January 2016.[3]

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality had a population of 2,125 (30 June 2015)[2] and covered an area of 195.62 km2 (75.53 sq mi) of which 7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi) was water.[1] The population density was 11.3176/km2 (29.313/sq mi). The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Lake Pääjärvi is situated at the border between Hämeenkoski and Hämeenlinna (formerly Lammi).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Väestötietojärjestelmä rekisteritilanne 30.06.2015" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Ojansivu, Merja (25 January 2015). "Lahti ja Nastola yhdistyvät ensi vuoden alusta". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Helsinki: Sanoma Media Finland Oy. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 

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