Lemland is a municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory o Finland.

Lemland
Municipality
Lemlands kommun
The medieval pairish kirk in Lemland.
The medieval pairish kirk in Lemland.
Coat of airms o Lemland
Coat airms
Location o Lemland in Finland
Location o Lemland in Finland
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Coordinates: 60°04.2′N 020°05.2′E / 60.0700°N 20.0867°E / 60.0700; 20.0867Coordinates: 60°04.2′N 020°05.2′E / 60.0700°N 20.0867°E / 60.0700; 20.0867
Kintra Finland
RegionÅland
Sub-regionÅland Kintraside sub-region
Govrenment
 • Municipal managerMikael Smeds
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total965.30 km2 (372.70 sq mi)
 • Laund113.08 km2 (43.66 sq mi)
 • Water852.23 km2 (329.05 sq mi)
Area rank293rd lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total2,029
 • Rank270t lairgest in Finland
 • Density17.94/km2 (46.5/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish93.2% (offeecial)
 • Finnish4.4%
 • Ithers2.4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1421.9%
 • 15 tae 6464.3%
 • 65 or aulder13.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]16.5%
Websitewww.lemland.ax

The municipality haes a population o 2,029 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers a aurie o 965.30 square kilometre (372.70 sq mi) o which 852.23 km2 (329.05 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 17.94 inhabitants per square kilometre (46.5/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swadish.

HistoryEedit

The kirk in Lemland wis biggit in the 13t century an haes waw paintins frae the 14t century. The kirk is dedicatit tae Bridget o Swaden.

Durin the Finnish War in 1808 the Swadish king Gustav IV Adolf haed his heidquairters in the Lemland parsonage.[6]

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. Torsten Hellberg (ed): Åland – mer än öar, p.19. Stockholm 2001.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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