Lapinlahti

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Lapinlahti
Lapinlax
Municipality
Lapinlahden kunta
Lapinlahti railway station
Lapinlahti railway station
Coat of arms of Lapinlahti
Coat of arms
Location of Lapinlahti in Finland
Location of Lapinlahti in Finland
Coordinates: 63°22′N 027°23′E / 63.367°N 27.383°E / 63.367; 27.383Coordinates: 63°22′N 027°23′E / 63.367°N 27.383°E / 63.367; 27.383
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Upper Savonia
Charter 1874
Government
 • Municipal manager Heikki Airaksinen
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,245.16 km2 (480.76 sq mi)
 • Land 1,096.55 km2 (423.38 sq mi)
 • Water 148.58 km2 (57.37 sq mi)
Area rank 70th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 9,758
 • Rank 100th largest in Finland
 • Density 8.9/km2 (23/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.4% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.3%
 • 15 to 64 63.6%
 • 65 or older 19.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.5%
Website www.lapinlahti.fi

Lapinlahti (Swedish: Lapinlax) is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 9,758 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 1,245.16 square kilometres (480.76 sq mi) of which 148.58 km2 (57.37 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.9 inhabitants per square kilometre (23/sq mi).

The neighboring municipality of Varpaisjärvi was consolidated with Lapinlahti on January 1, 2011.[6]

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

A Locomotive Tv1 No 940 –“The Finnish Cup loco”- at Lapinlahti, with Supporters of the soccer team KuPS after a decisive Cup victory

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 "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. ^ "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Helsinki: Suomen Kuntaliitto. 2 July 2010. Retrieved January 1, 2011. 

External links[edit]

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