Ylikiiminki

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Ylikiiminki
Former municipality
Ylikiimingin kunta
Överkiminge kommun
Ylikiiminki Church, built in 1786.
Ylikiiminki Church, built in 1786.
Coat of arms of Ylikiiminki
Coat of arms
Location of Ylikiiminki in Finland
Location of Ylikiiminki in Finland
Coordinates: 65°02′N 026°09′E / 65.033°N 26.150°E / 65.033; 26.150Coordinates: 65°02′N 026°09′E / 65.033°N 26.150°E / 65.033; 26.150
CountryFinland
RegionNorthern Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionOulu Arc sub-region
Charter1867
Consolidated2009
Area
 • Total1,063.9 km2 (410.8 sq mi)
 • Land1,040.66 km2 (401.80 sq mi)
 • Water23.24 km2 (8.97 sq mi)
Population
(2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total3,512
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.ylikiiminki.fi

Ylikiiminki (Swedish: Överkiminge) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the city of Oulu on 1 January 2009.

It was located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 3,512 (31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 1,040.66 km2 (401.80 sq mi).[1] The population density was 3.37 inhabitants per square kilometre (8.7/sq mi). The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Neighbour municipalities were Haukipudas, Kiiminki, Muhos, Oulu, Pudasjärvi, Utajärvi and Yli-Ii. Oulujoki municipality that was closed in 1965 was also neighbour municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 27 March 2010.

External links[edit]

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