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Lohja
LohjaLojo
Town
Lohjan kaupunkiLojo stad
Laurinkatu street in central Lohja

Coat of arms
Location o Lohja in Finland
Coordinates: 60°15′N 024°04′E / 60.250°N 24.067°E / 60.250; 24.067Coordinates: 60°15′N 024°04′E / 60.250°N 24.067°E / 60.250; 24.067
Kintra Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki sub-region
Chairter 1926
Ceety richts 1969
Government
 • Toun manager Simo Juva
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 441.19 km2 (170.34 sq mi)
 • Land 349.41 km2 (134.91 sq mi)
 • Water 91.78 km2 (35.44 sq mi)
Area rank 242nt lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Total 39,748
 • Rank 25t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 93.6% (official)
 • Swadish 4% (official)
 • Ithers 2.4%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 18.7%
 • 15 tae 64 66.4%
 • 65 or older 14.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Urbanisation 89.7%
Unemployment rate 8.4%
Website www.lohja.fi

Lohja (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlohjɑ]; Swadish: Lojo‎), is a toun an municipality o Finland.

It is locatit in the province o Soothren Finland an is pairt o the Uusimaa region. The toun haes a population o 39,748 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers an aurie o 441.19 square kilometres (170.34 sq mi) o which 91.78 km2 (35.44 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is [convert: invalid number]. The municipality is bilingual, awtho it is no required bi law, wi the majority bein Finnish an minority Swadish speakers.[3]

The municipality o Lohjan kunta wis consolidatit wi Lohja in 1997, an the municipality o Sammatti wis consolidated wi Lohja in 2009. The municipalities o Karjalohja an Nummi-Pusula wur consolidatit wi Lohja in 2013.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Results o the Finnish pairlamentar election, 2011 in Lohja:

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lohja is famit for its cultural events. Mair than a hunder different events are arrangit in the toun each year bi its residents an organisations. The maist notable are the Lohja Simmer Cultural Festival, the Apple Carnival organisit bi representatives o business an commerce, the retailers' Hurlumhei Carnival an the Auld Time Christmas mercat continue the tradeetion o fairs datin back tae the Middle Ages.

The doom metal baund Reverend Bizarre is frae this toun.

Sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ane unique experience is the Tytyri limestane mine, which haes a museum 100 metres unnergrund. This attraction an exhibitions can be reached uisin either an auld mine wagon or a modren lift.[6] Ither places o note are:

  • Lohja museum aurie
  • The surroondins o Lake Lohja
  • The Gothic Kirk o St. Lawrence which dates frae the 15t century
  • Kisakallio Sport college
  • Floating Restaurant-Café Kaljaasi
  • Alitalo vineyard
  • St. Lawrence Golf an the recreation bath Neidonkeidas

Gallery[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "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 Mairch 2011. 
  6. Tytyri Mine Museum

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