Eckerö

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Eckerö
Municipality
Eckerö kommun
Eckerö Kirk
Eckerö Kirk
Coat o airms o Eckerö
Coat o airms
Location o Eckerö in Finland
Eckerö is locatit in Åland
Eckerö
Eckerö
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
Region Åland
Sub-region Åland Kintraside sub-region
Govrenment
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Tot 752.63 km2 (290.59 sq mi)
 • Laund 107.69 km2 (41.58 sq mi)
 • Watter 644.94 km2 (249.01 sq mi)
Aurie rank 162nt lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot 961
 • Rank 324t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Swadish 90% (official)
 • Finnish 6%
 • Ithers 4%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 16.3%
 • 15 tae 64 63.6%
 • 65 or older 20.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18%
Website www.eckero.ax

Eckerö is a municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory unner Finnish sovereignty. The municipality haes a population o 961 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers an aurie o 752.63 square kilometres (290.59 sq mi) o which 644.94 km2 (249.01 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is [convert: invalid nummer].

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. 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.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. "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.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  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.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. 707–708 (Pieni Tietosanakirja / I. A – Isonzo)
  7. http://visitaland.com/postvagen/en/eckero/ Eckerö Post and Customs house

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