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
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
RegionÅland
Sub-regionÅland Kintraside sub-region
Govrenment
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total752.67 km2 (290.61 sq mi)
 • Land107.69 km2 (41.58 sq mi)
 • Water644.94 km2 (249.01 sq mi)
Aurie rank297t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Tot957
 • Rank302nt lairgest in Finland
 • Density8.89/km2 (23/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)
Municipal tax rate[5]18%
Wabsteidwww.eckero.ax

Eckerö is a municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory unner Finnish sovereignty. The municipality haes a population o 957 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers an aurie o 752.67 square kilometres (290.61 sq mi) o which 644.94 km2 (249.01 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 8.89 inhabitants per square kilometre (23.0/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. 1.0 1.1 "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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.
  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 March 2011.
  6. 707–708 (Pieni Tietosanakirja / I. A – Isonzo)
  7. http://visitaland.com/postvagen/en/eckero/ Eckerö Post and Customs house

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