Miehikkälä

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Miehikkälä
Municipality
Miehikkälän kunta
Miehikkälä kommun
Coat of arms of Miehikkälä
Coat of arms
Location of Miehikkälä in Finland
Location of Miehikkälä in Finland
Coordinates: 60°40′N 027°42′E / 60.667°N 27.700°E / 60.667; 27.700Coordinates: 60°40′N 027°42′E / 60.667°N 27.700°E / 60.667; 27.700
Country Finland
RegionKymenlaakso
Sub-regionKotka–Hamina sub-region
Charter1887
Government
 • Municipal managerMarkku J. Forss
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total440.34 km2 (170.02 sq mi)
 • Land422.17 km2 (163.00 sq mi)
 • Water18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Area rank199th largest in Finland
Population
(2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total1,932
 • Rank266th largest in Finland
 • Density4.58/km2 (11.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish96.2% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others3.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1413%
 • 15 to 6458.2%
 • 65 or older28.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.miehikkala.fi

Miehikkälä is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Kymenlaakso region. The municipality has a population of 1,932 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 440.34 square kilometres (170.02 sq mi) of which 18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.58 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.9/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Hamina, Kouvola, Lappeenranta, Luumäki and Virolahti.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People[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]

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