Karkkila

Karkkila (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɑrkːilɑ]; Swadish: Högfors) is a toun an a municipality o Finland.

Karkkila

KarkkilaHögfors
Toun
Karkkilan kaupunkiHögfors stad
Helvar Oy main office in Karkkila
Helvar Oy main office in Karkkila
Coat of airms o Karkkila
Coat airms
Location o Karkkila in Finland
Location o Karkkila in Finland
Coordinates: 60°32′N 024°13′E / 60.533°N 24.217°E / 60.533; 24.217Coordinates: 60°32′N 024°13′E / 60.533°N 24.217°E / 60.533; 24.217
Kintra Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region
Chairter1932
Toun1977
Govrenment
 • Ceety managerMinna Karhunen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total255.32 km2 (98.58 sq mi)
 • Laund242.36 km2 (93.58 sq mi)
 • Water12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Area rank248t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total8,809
 • Rank113t lairgest in Finland
 • Density36.35/km2 (94.1/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish96.1% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.7%
 • Ithers3.2%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.8%
 • 15 tae 6465.3%
 • 65 or aulder17.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.25%
Urbanisation88.4%
Unemployment rate7.8%
Websitewww.karkkila.fi

GeografieEedit

It is locatit in the province o Soothren Finland an is pairt o the Uusimaa region. The municipality haes a population o 8,809 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an the municipality covers an aurie 255.32 square kilometre (98.58 sq mi) o which 12.95 square kilometre (5.00 sq mi) is inland watter (2018-01-01).[1] The population densitie is 36 inhabitants per square kilometre (93/sq mi) (31 Januar 2019).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

PoliticsEedit

Results o the Finnish pairlamentar election, 2011 in Karkkila:

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns - Sister ceetiesEedit

Karkkila is a member o the Douzelage, a unique toun twinnin association o 24 touns athort the European Union. This active toun twinnin began in 1991 an thare are regular events, such as a produce mercat frae each o the ither kintras an festivals.[6][7] Discussions regarding membership are in haund wi three further touns an aw (Agros in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, an Tryavna in Bulgarie).

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 Januar 2018.
  2. a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 Mairch 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 Mairch 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 Apryle 2009.
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.
  6. "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Archived frae the original on 17 Februar 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2009.
  7. "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Archived frae the original on 6 Apryle 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2009.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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