Lapinjärvi (municipality)

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Lapinjärvi

LapinjärviLappträsk
Municipality
Lapinjärven kunta
Lappträsk kommun
Lake Lapinjärvi
Lake Lapinjärvi
Coat of arms of Lapinjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Lapinjärvi in Finland
Location of Lapinjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 60°37′N 026°12′E / 60.617°N 26.200°E / 60.617; 26.200Coordinates: 60°37′N 026°12′E / 60.617°N 26.200°E / 60.617; 26.200
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionLoviisa sub-region
Charter1575
Government
 • Municipal managerChristian Sjöstrand
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total2,655
 • Rank238th largest in Finland
 • Density0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.lapinjarvi.fi

Lapinjärvi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlapinˌjærʋi]; Swedish: Lappträsk) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 2,655 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 339.31 square kilometres (131.01 sq mi) of which 9.44 km2 (3.64 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.05 inhabitants per square kilometre (20.8/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Iitti, Kouvola, Loviisa, Myrskylä and Orimattila.

The municipality is bilingual, with majority being Finnish and minority Swedish speakers.

Lapinjärvi lake is located in the Lapinjärvi.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Lapinjärvi:

People born in Lapinjärvi[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "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. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "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. ^ a b "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d e "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.

External links[edit]

Media related to Lapinjärvi at Wikimedia Commons