Föglö

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Föglö
Municipality
Föglö kommun
Föglö Church
Föglö Church
Coat of airms o Föglö
Coat airms
Location of Föglö in Finland
Location of Föglö in Finland
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Coordinates: 60°01′50″N 020°23′15″E / 60.03056°N 20.38750°E / 60.03056; 20.38750Coordinates: 60°01′50″N 020°23′15″E / 60.03056°N 20.38750°E / 60.03056; 20.38750
Kintra Finland
RegionÅland
Sub-regionArchipelago sub-region
Govrenment
 • Municipal managerNiklas Eriksson
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1869.07 km2 (721.65 sq mi)
 • Laund134.78 km2 (52.04 sq mi)
 • Water1734.24 km2 (669.59 sq mi)
Area rank286t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total530
 • Rank306t lairgest in Finland
 • Density3.93/km2 (10.2/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish90.6% (offeecial)
 • Finnish3.1%
 • Ithers6.3%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1414.9%
 • 15 tae 6460.1%
 • 65 or aulder25%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]17.25%
Websitewww.foglo.ax

Föglö is an island municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory o Finland.

The municipality haes a population o 530 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers an aurie o 1,869.07 square kilometre (721.65 sq mi) o which 1,734.24 km2 (669.59 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 3.93 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.2/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swadish, yet in the last decade thare haes been some immigration frae Estonie an Latvie due tae the need o employees at the fish ferms, the main industrie in Föglö. The municipality is connectit anerlie bi ferries tae Lumparland which haes road connection tae Mariehamn, an bi ferries tae Kumlinge whaur thare is a ferry to mainland Finland. Thare are plans tae build a road tunnel tae Lemland, likely tae be opened aroond 2015.

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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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2019.
  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. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.

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