Karijoki

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Karijoki
Bötom
Municipality
Karijoen kunta
Coat of arms of Karijoki
Coat of arms
Location of Karijoki in Finland
Location of Karijoki in Finland
Coordinates: 62°18.5′N 021°42.5′E / 62.3083°N 21.7083°E / 62.3083; 21.7083Coordinates: 62°18.5′N 021°42.5′E / 62.3083°N 21.7083°E / 62.3083; 21.7083
Country  Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Suupohja sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Viljo Kurvinen
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 186.54 km2 (72.02 sq mi)
 • Land 185.77 km2 (71.73 sq mi)
 • Water 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Area rank 267th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 1,335
 • Rank 291st largest in Finland
 • Density 7.19/km2 (18.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.8% (official)
 • Swedish 2.2%
 • Others 0.1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.8%
 • 15 to 64 59.7%
 • 65 or older 26.5%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.karijoki.fi

Karijoki (Swedish: Bötom) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The population of Karijoki is 1,335 (August 31, 2017)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 185.77 km2 (71.73 sq mi) of which 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi) is inland water (January 1, 2018).[1] The population density is 7.19/km2 (18.6/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

A neanderthal cave, the Wolf cave, was found in the Pyhävuori mountains in Karijoki in 1997.

Villages

Alakylä, Karijoen kirkonkylä, Myrkky and Ylikylä.

Notable individuals

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "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.

External links

Media related to Karijoki at Wikimedia Commons

Karijoki in 1990