Keminmaa

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Keminmaa
Kiemâeennâm
Ǩeeʹmmjânnam
Municipality
Keminmaan kunta
Keminmaa kommun
Keminmaa.jpg
Coat of arms of Keminmaa
Location of Keminmaa in Finland
Location of Keminmaa in Finland
Coordinates: 65°48′N 024°33′E / 65.800°N 24.550°E / 65.800; 24.550Coordinates: 65°48′N 024°33′E / 65.800°N 24.550°E / 65.800; 24.550
Country Finland
RegionLapland
Sub-regionKemi–Tornio
Government
 • Municipal managerHannele Matinlassi
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total647.24 km2 (249.90 sq mi)
 • Land625.06 km2 (241.34 sq mi)
 • Water20.73 km2 (8.00 sq mi)
 • Rank137th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-12-31)[2]
 • Total7,903
 • Rank123rd largest in Finland
 • Density12.64/km2 (32.7/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.4% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.4%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.7%
 • 15 to 6457.4%
 • 65 or older25.9%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21.25%
Websitewww.keminmaa.fi

Keminmaa (until 1979 Kemin maalaiskunta) (Inari Sami: Kiemâeennâm; Skolt Sami: Ǩeeʹmmjânnam) is a municipality of Finland.

The municipality has a population of 7,903 (31 December 2021)[2] and covers an area of 647.24 square kilometres (249.90 sq mi) of which 20.73 km2 (8.00 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 12.64 inhabitants per square kilometre (32.7/sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Neighbouring municipalities are Kemi, Simo, Tervola and Tornio.

Villages[edit]

Coat of arms[edit]

Blazon: Gules with a springing Silver salmon, holding a padlock in its mouth.

Notable people[edit]

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 "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M12*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003–2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

External links[edit]

Media related to Keminmaa at Wikimedia Commons