This airticle is aboot the toun in Finland. For author an journalist, see Kaarina Goldberg.

Kaarina (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːrinɑ]; Swadish: S:t Karins, i.e. Saunt Catherine′s) is a sma ceety an municipality o Finland.

Kaarinan kaupunki
Winter Central Kaarina.jpg
Coat o airms o Kaarina
Coat o airms
Location o Kaarina in Finland
Location o Kaarina in Finland
Coordinates: 60°24′N 022°22′E / 60.400°N 22.367°E / 60.400; 22.367Coordinates: 60°24′N 022°22′E / 60.400°N 22.367°E / 60.400; 22.367
Kintra Finland
RegionFinland Proper
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
 • Toun managerHarri Virta
 • Total179.58 km2 (69.34 sq mi)
 • Laund150.34 km2 (58.05 sq mi)
 • Watter29.15 km2 (11.25 sq mi)
Aurie rank276t lairgest in Finland
 • Tot33,449
 • Rank35t lairgest in Finland
 • Density222.49/km2 (576.2/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish93.9% (offeecial)
 • Swadish3.6%
 • Ithers2.4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1420%
 • 15 tae 6465.6%
 • 65 or aulder14.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%

It is locatit in the Finland Proper region an is a neebourin toun o Turku, which is the caipital o Finland Proper, therefore Kaarina is a pairt o the Greater Turku region. The municipality haes a population o 33,449 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers an aurie o 179.58 square kilometre (69.34 sq mi) o which 29.15 km2 (11.25 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population density is 222.49 inhabitants per square kilometre (576.2/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The famous fetish airtist Tom of Finland wis born in Kaarina. The legendary foonders o funeral doom metal, the baund Thergothon wis formit here in 1989. Kaarina haes a weel kent fitbaa team Kaarinan Pojat.

The municipality o Kuusisto wis consolidatit wi Kaarina in 1946. The municipality o Piikkiö wis consolidatit wi Kaarina on 1 Januar 2009. At the same time, Kaarina adoptit the coat o airms o Piikkiö.


Results o the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kaarina:

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns — Sister ceetiesEedit

Kaarina is twinned wi:

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2009.
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2009.
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  6. "Välissuhted" (in Estonian). Jõgeva linn. Retrieved 2011-07-23.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

Freemit airtinsEedit

  Media relatit tae Kaarina at Wikimedia Commons

Residential blocks in Kaarina