Keminmaa

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Kivalot
Municipality
Keminmaan kunta
Keminmaa.jpg
Coat of arms of Kivalot
Coat of arms
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
Region Lapland
Sub-region Kemi–Tornio sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Mauri Posio
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 626.30 km2 (241.82 sq mi)
 • Land 625.06 km2 (241.34 sq mi)
 • Water 20.73 km2 (8.00 sq mi)
Area rank 137th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 8,383
 • Rank 121st largest in Finland
 • Density 13.41/km2 (34.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.4% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.9%
 • 15 to 64 65.6%
 • 65 or older 15.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.keminmaa.fi

Keminmaa is a municipality of Finland.

The municipality has a population of 8,383 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 626.30 square kilometres (241.82 sq mi) of which 20.73 km2 (8.00 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 13.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (34.7/sq mi).

Villages[edit]

Hirmula, Ilmola, Itäkoski, Jokisuu, Laurila, Lautiosaari, Liedakkala, Maula, Pörhölä, Ruottala (mostly on Tornio's territory), Sompujärvi, Törmä, Viitakoski.

Coat of arms[edit]

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

Notable people from Keminmaa[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Keminmaa
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −8
(17)
−7
(19)
−2
(28)
3
(37)
10
(50)
16
(60)
18
(65)
16
(61)
11
(51)
4
(39)
−2
(28)
−7
(20)
4
(40)
Average low °C (°F) −16
(4)
−14
(6)
−10
(14)
−4
(24)
2
(36)
8
(47)
11
(52)
9
(48)
4
(40)
−1
(30)
−8
(18)
−14
(7)
−2
(28)
Average precipitation cm (inches) 64
(25)
56
(22)
53
(21)
41
(16)
36
(14)
38
(15)
38
(15)
41
(16)
43
(17)
53
(21)
61
(24)
61
(24)
584
(230)
Source: Weatherbase [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  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. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Kemi, Finland (closest city on record to Keminmaa, Finland)". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on April 18, 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Keminmaa at Wikimedia Commons