Myrskylä

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Myrskylä

MyrskyläMörskom
Municipality
Myrskylän kunta
Mörskom kommun
Myrskylä Church
Myrskylä Church
Coat of arms of Myrskylä
Coat of arms
Location of Myrskylä in Finland
Location of Myrskylä in Finland
Coordinates: 60°40′N 025°51′E / 60.667°N 25.850°E / 60.667; 25.850Coordinates: 60°40′N 025°51′E / 60.667°N 25.850°E / 60.667; 25.850
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
Charter1636
Government
 • Municipality managerSabah Samaletdin
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total206.35 km2 (79.67 sq mi)
 • Land200.36 km2 (77.36 sq mi)
 • Water5.98 km2 (2.31 sq mi)
Area rank262nd largest in Finland
Population
(2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total1,934
 • Rank273rd largest in Finland
 • Density9.65/km2 (25.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish87.2% (official)
 • Swedish10.8% (official)
 • Others2%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1417.4%
 • 15 to 6461.6%
 • 65 or older21%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Urbanisation44.6%
Unemployment rate11.0%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.myrskyla.fi

Myrskylä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈmyrskylæ]; Swedish: Mörskom) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 1,934 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 206.35 square kilometres (79.67 sq mi) of which 5.98 km2 (2.31 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.0/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Askola, Porvoo, Pukkila, Orimattila, Lapinjärvi and Loviisa.

Population[edit]

Demo-linguistic evolution in Myrskylä municipality in the period 1880-2010.
In orange: Number of Finnish speakers.
In blue: Number Swedish speakers.
In grey: Number of people with another native language.
Myrskylän asukasluvun kehitys Template:Lähde
Vuosi Asukasluku
1980 2 073
1981 2 047
1982 2 005
1983 1 994
1984 2 026
1985 1 998
1986 1 985
1987 1 979
1988 2 014
1989 2 051
1990 2 098
1991 2 066
1992 2 065
1993 2 054
1994 2 051
1995 2 040
1996 2 021
1997 2 011
1998 2 022
1999 2 036
2000 2 044
2001 1 974
2002 1 992
2003 2 012
2004 2 036
2005 2 033
2006 2 050
2007 2 026
2008 2 010
2009 2 021
2010 2 006
2011 2 008

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

Myrskylä is the birthplace of former Olympic track champion Lasse Virén. The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Myrskylä:

Surnames[edit]

The most common surnames in Myrskylä and their frequencies as of 2014:[6]

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 kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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. ^ Most common surnames in Myrskylä

External links[edit]

Media related to Myrskylä at Wikimedia Commons