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Eckerö kommun
Eckerö Kirk
Eckerö Kirk
Coat of airms o Eckerö
Coat airms
Location o Eckerö in Finland
Location o Eckerö in Finland
Eckerö is located in Åland
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°13′N 019°33′E / 60.217°N 19.550°E / 60.217; 19.550Coordinates: 60°13′N 019°33′E / 60.217°N 19.550°E / 60.217; 19.550
Kintra Finland
Sub-regionÅland Kintraside sub-region
 • Total752.67 km2 (290.61 sq mi)
 • Laund107.69 km2 (41.58 sq mi)
 • Water644.94 km2 (249.01 sq mi)
Area rank297t lairgest in Finland
 • Total942
 • Rank298t lairgest in Finland
 • Density8.75/km2 (22.7/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish90% (offeecial)
 • Finnish6%
 • Ithers4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.3%
 • 15 tae 6463.6%
 • 65 or aulder20.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Eckerö is a municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory unner Finnish sovereignty. The municipality haes a population o 942 (28 Februar 2023)[2] an covers an aurie o 752.67 square kilometre (290.61 sq mi) o which 644.94 km2 (249.01 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 8.75 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swadish an 90% o the population are Swadish speakers. It is the wastmaist municipality o Åland an Finland. The company Eckerö Linjen operates a ferry connection atween Berghamn in Storby, Eckerö an Grisslehamn on Väddö, Norrtälje in Swaden.

The municipality haes been kent as Ekkerö in earlier Finnish documents an aw,[6] but is thir days referred tae as "Eckerö" in Finnish an aw.

Eckerö's maist famous biggin is the Post an Customs house. It is the mucklemaist an maist inbeirin biggin that haes been erect tae aid the postal services atween Stockholm an St. Petersburg. The biggin wis biggit in the Russian times in 1828 an architect C.L Engel made the construction plans.[7]

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  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. 707–708 (Pieni Tietosanakirja / I. A – Isonzo)
  7. http://visitaland.com/postvagen/en/eckero/[deid airtin] Eckerö Post and Customs house

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