Kimitoön

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This article is about the municipality of Finland. For other uses, see Kimitoön (island).
Kimitoön
KimitoönKemiönsaari
Municipality
Kimitoöns kommun
Kemiönsaaren kunta
Coat of arms of Kimitoön
Coat of arms
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Coordinates: 60°10′N 022°44′E / 60.167°N 22.733°E / 60.167; 22.733Coordinates: 60°10′N 022°44′E / 60.167°N 22.733°E / 60.167; 22.733
Country Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Åboland–Turunmaa sub-region
Charter 2009
Government
 • Municipal manager Anneli Pahta
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 2,800.87 km2 (1,081.42 sq mi)
 • Land 686.93 km2 (265.23 sq mi)
 • Water 2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi)
Area rank 23rd largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 6,906
 • Rank 145th largest in Finland
 • Density 10.05/km2 (26.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 71.4% (official)
 • Finnish 27.4% (official)
 • Others 1.2%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.4%
 • 15 to 64 60.3%
 • 65 or older 25.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.kimitoon.fi

Kimitoön (Finnish: Kemiönsaari) is a municipality of Finland. It was created on January 1, 2009, when the municipalities of Dragsfjärd, Kimito and Västanfjärd were consolidated into a single municipality.

The municipality is located in the Archipelago Sea in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,906 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 2,800.87 square kilometres (1,081.42 sq mi) of which 2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 10.05 inhabitants per square kilometre (26.0/sq mi).

Kimitoön is bilingual with the majority speaking Swedish and a minority Finnish as their native language.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2015 in Kimitoön:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  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. ^ vaalit.fi

External links[edit]

Media related to Kimitoön at Wikimedia Commons