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 (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 8,295
 • Rank 121st largest in Finland
 • Density 13.27/km2 (34.4/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 8,295 (31 August 2017)[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 13.27 inhabitants per square kilometre (34.4/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 days 25 22 21 16 14 15 15 16 17 21 24 24 230
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, 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. 
  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