Kerava

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Kervondalen
Town
Keravan kaupunki
Kervo stad
Kerava town centre
Kerava town centre
Coat of arms of Kervondalen
Coat of arms
Location of Kerava in Finland
Location of Kerava in Finland
Coordinates: 60°24′N 025°06′E / 60.400°N 25.100°E / 60.400; 25.100Coordinates: 60°24′N 025°06′E / 60.400°N 25.100°E / 60.400; 25.100
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region
Charter1970
Government
 • Town managerKirsi Rontu
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total30.79 km2 (11.89 sq mi)
 • Land30.62 km2 (11.82 sq mi)
 • Water0.17 km2 (0.07 sq mi)
Area rank309th largest in Finland
Population
(2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total36,292
 • Rank32nd largest in Finland
 • Density1,185.24/km2 (3,069.8/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish94.8% (official)
 • Swedish1.1%
 • Others4.1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1417.7%
 • 15 to 6470.3%
 • 65 or older12%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.75%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.kerava.fi

Kerava (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkerɑʋɑ]; Swedish: Kervo) is a town and municipality in Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The town has a population of 36,292 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 30.79 square kilometres (11.89 sq mi) of which 0.17 km2 (0.066 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1,185.24 inhabitants per square kilometre (3,069.8/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Transport[edit]

Kerava railway station is an interchange (transfer) station, with connections from the main track from Helsinki to Riihimäki to the tracks to Lahti and Sköldvik/Porvoo. Helsinki Airport is located about 12 km to the southwest of the city.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kerava:

Gallery[edit]

Notable people from Kerava[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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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[edit]

Media related to Kerava at Wikimedia Commons