Ekenäs, Finland

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Ekenäs

EkenäsTammisaari
Municipality
Ekenäs Town
Ekenäs Stad
Tammisaaren Kaupunki
An alley in Ekenäs
An alley in Ekenäs
Coat o airms o Ekenäs
Coat o airms
Location o Ekenäs in Finland
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
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionEkenäs sub-region
Foondit1546
Consolidatit2009
 • Density0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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)[6] an covered a land aurie o 726.73 square kilometres (280.59 sq mi).[7] The population density wis 20.30 inhabitants per square kilometre (52.6/sq mi).

The toun wis bilingual, wi the majority bein 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]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish an Swadish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish an Swadish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 "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. 4.0 4.1 "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "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.
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