Raseborg (Finnish: Raasepori) is a toun an municipality o Finland. It wis creatit on 1 January 2009, when the municipalities o Ekenäs, Karis an Pohja wur consolidatit intae a single toun.[6]


Raseborgs stad
Raaseporin kaupunki
Castle o Raseborg
Castle o Raseborg
Coat of airms o Raseborg
Coat airms
Location o Raseborg in Finland
Location o Raseborg in Finland
Coordinates: 59°58.5′N 023°26′E / 59.9750°N 23.433°E / 59.9750; 23.433Coordinates: 59°58.5′N 023°26′E / 59.9750°N 23.433°E / 59.9750; 23.433
Kintra Finland
Sub-regionRaseborg sub-region
 • Toun managerMårten Johansson
 • Total2354.24 km2 (908.98 sq mi)
 • Laund1147.70 km2 (443.13 sq mi)
 • Water1206.47 km2 (465.82 sq mi)
Area rank67t lairgest in Finland
 • Total27,344
 • Rank39t lairgest in Finland
 • Density23.83/km2 (61.7/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish66.2% (offeecial)
 • Finnish31% (offeecial)
 • Ithers2.8%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.3%
 • 15 tae 6463.5%
 • 65 or aulder20.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The toun haes a population o 27,344 (28 Februar 2023)[2] an covers an aurie o 2,354.24 square kilometre (908.98 sq mi) of which 1,206.47 km2 (465.82 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population density is 23.83 inhabitants per square kilometre (61.7/sq mi).

The name o the new toun is based on the Castle o Raseborg locatit in Ekenäs, or umwhile in the municipality o Snappertuna. Historically the name o the coonty wis Raseborg in the 14t century an aw.

The toun is bilingual, wi majority (66.2%) being Swadish an minority (31%) Finnish speakers.

In Februar 2011, Raseborg Municipality entered intae a "Friendship Co-operation Agreement" wi Makana Municipality in Sooth Africae. The project, which is tae last three years, seeks tae facilitate information sharin in the fields o economic development, airts & cultur, weemen development, youth development, an education.[7]

Politics eedit

Results o the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Raseborg:

References eedit

  1. a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 Januar 2018.
  2. a b "Preliminar population structur bi aurie, 2022M01*-2023M02*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 4 Apryle 2023.
  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. a b "Luettelo kuntien ja seurakuntien tuloveroprosenteista vuonna 2023". Tax Admeenistration o Finland. 14 November 2022. Retrieved 7 Mey 2023.
  6. "Local Councils Vote to in Favour of Municipal Merger". Yle.fi. YLE. 19 Juin 2007. Retrieved 19 Juin 2007.
  7. "Finland Trip Feeback". Makana Municpality. Retrieved 29 November 2011.

Freemit airtins eedit

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