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Lumparlands kommun
Ferry Terminal - Langnas, Finland - panoramio.jpg
Coat of arms of Lumparland
Location of Lumparland in Finland
Location of Lumparland in Finland
Lumparland is located in Åland
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°07′N 020°15.5′E / 60.117°N 20.2583°E / 60.117; 20.2583Coordinates: 60°07′N 020°15.5′E / 60.117°N 20.2583°E / 60.117; 20.2583
Country Finland
Sub-regionÅland Countryside sub-region
 • Municipal managerMattias Jansryd
 • Total87.04 km2 (33.61 sq mi)
 • Land36.26 km2 (14.00 sq mi)
 • Water50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi)
 • Rank308th largest in Finland
 • Total376
 • Rank306th largest in Finland
 • Density10.37/km2 (26.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Swedish91.5% (official)
 • Finnish6.2%
 • Others2.3%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1414.8%
 • 15 to 6457.8%
 • 65 or older27.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%

Lumparland is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland. It is the smallest municipality on mainland Åland.

The municipality has a population of 376 (31 December 2021)[2] and covers an area of 87.04 square kilometres (33.61 sq mi) of which 50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 10.37 inhabitants per square kilometre (26.9/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swedish.

The main village is Klemetsby, where there is a bank, a church, a post office and a school. Klemetsby is 25 kilometres (16 mi) away from Mariehamn along the Highway 3. The ferry port of Långnäs is situated in the eastern part of Lumparland.

Lumparland was the last municipality in Finland to establish its own website which happened in 2004.

The municipality has previously also been known as "'Lumparlanti" in some Finnish documents,[6] but is today referred to as "Lumparland" also in Finnish.


Lumparland borders the eastern edge of a billion-year-old nine-kilometer wide water filled impact crater, Lumparn, which is devoid of islands.

Lumpokasen (60.7 m or 199 ft) is the highest point in the municipality.


Agriculture and tourism are the most important lines of business in Lumparland.


The Church of Lumparland, dedicated to St. Andrew, is the oldest surviving wooden church in Åland, dating back to the 1720s. Inside the church, the altar painting is the work of Victor Westerholm. There is also a miniature ship from 1836 inside the church.


  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M12*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003–2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  6. ^ 1201–1202 (Pieni Tietosanakirja / II. Isopurje – Maskotti)

External links[edit]

Media related to Lumparland at Wikimedia Commons