Kaskinen

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Kaskinen

Kaskö
Town
Kaskisten kaupunki
Kaskö stad
Kaskinen
Kaskinen
Coat of arms of Kaskinen
Coat of arms
Location of Kaskinen in Finland
Location of Kaskinen in Finland
Coordinates: 62°22′N 021°15′E / 62.367°N 21.250°E / 62.367; 21.250Coordinates: 62°22′N 021°15′E / 62.367°N 21.250°E / 62.367; 21.250
Country Finland
RegionOstrobothnia
Sub-regionSuupohjan rannikkoseutu
Founded1785
Government
 • City managerMarlene Svens
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total175.36 km2 (67.71 sq mi)
 • Land10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi)
 • Water164.87 km2 (63.66 sq mi)
Area rank312th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total1,263
 • Rank293rd largest in Finland
 • Density120.4/km2 (312/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish68.1% (official)
 • Swedish28.1%
 • Others3.9%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1411.8%
 • 15 to 6467.1%
 • 65 or older21%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Unemployment rate65%
Websitewww.kaskinen.fi

Kaskinen (Swedish: Kaskö) is a town and municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The population of Kaskinen is 1,263 (31 January 2019)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 10.49 km2 (4.05 sq mi) (excluding sea areas) of which 0.16 km2 (0.062 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2018).[1] The population density is 120.4/km2 (312/sq mi). The population is bilingual with a majority speaking Finnish (68%) and the minority Swedish (28%).[3]

Kaskinen is the smallest municipality in Finland with a town status.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b "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 Kaskinen at Wikimedia Commons

Kaskinen town hall