Ekenäs, Finland

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Ekenäs
EkenäsTammisaari
Municipality
Ekenäs Town
Ekenäs Stad
Tammisaaren Kaupunki
An alley in Ekenäs

Coat of arms
Location o Ekenäs 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
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Ekenäs sub-region
Foondit 1546
Consolidatit 2009
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ekenäs (Swadish pronunciation: [ˈeːkəneːs]; Finnish: Tammisaari‎, [ˈtɑmːisɑːri]) wis a toun in Finland comprisin the umwhile municipalities Snappertuna an Tenala thegither wi the toun o Ekenäs. It wis mergit wi Pohja an Karis tae form the new municipality o Raseborg on 1 Januar 2009.

Ekenäs wis locatit in the province o Soothren Finland an wis pairt o the Uusimaa region. The toun haed a population o 14,754 (as o 31 December 2008)[1] an covered a land aurie o 726.73 square kilometres (280.59 sq mi).[2] The population density wis 20.30 inhabitants per square kilometre (52.6 /sq mi).

The toun wis bilingual, wi the majority being Swadish speakers (81%), an the minority Finnish speakers (17%).

It is notit for its airchipelago, pairt o which is the Ekenäs Airchipelago Naitional Pairk.

Sub-region of Uusimaa[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ekenäs wis the name o a sub-region o Uusimaa an aw, containin the follaein municipalities afore 2009:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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