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This airticle is aboot the toun in Finland. For author an journalist, see Kaarina Goldberg.
Kaarinan kaupunki
Winter Central Kaarina.jpg
Coat o airms o Kaarina
Coat o airms
Location o Kaarina in Finland
Location o Kaarina in Finland
Coordinates: 60°24′N 022°22′E / 60.400°N 22.367°E / 60.400; 22.367Coordinates: 60°24′N 022°22′E / 60.400°N 22.367°E / 60.400; 22.367
Kintra Finland
RegionFinland Proper
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
 • Toun managerHarri Virta
 • Total179.49 km2 (69.30 sq mi)
 • Land150.34 km2 (58.05 sq mi)
 • Water29.15 km2 (11.25 sq mi)
Aurie rank313t lairgest in Finland
 • Tot31,269
 • Rank33rd lairgest in Finland
 • Density207.99/km2 (538.7/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish93.9% (offeecial)
 • Swadish3.6%
 • Ithers2.4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1420%
 • 15 tae 6465.6%
 • 65 or aulder14.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%

Kaarina (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːrinɑ]; Swadish: S:t Karins, i.e. Saunt Catherine′s) is a sma ceety an municipality o Finland.

It is locatit in the Finland Proper region an is a neebourin toun o Turku, which is the caipital o Finland Proper, therefore Kaarina is a pairt o the Greater Turku region. The municipality haes a population o 31,269 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers an aurie o 179.49 square kilometres (69.30 sq mi) o which 29.15 km2 (11.25 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population density is 207.99 inhabitants per square kilometre (538.7/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The famous fetish airtist Tom of Finland wis born in Kaarina. The legendary foonders o funeral doom metal, the baund Thergothon wis formit here in 1989. Kaarina haes a well kent fitbaa team Kaarinan Pojat.

The municipality o Kuusisto wis consolidatit wi Kaarina in 1946. The municipality o Piikkiö wis consolidatit wi Kaarina on 1 Januar 2009. At the same time, Kaarina adoptit the coat o airms o Piikkiö.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Results o the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kaarina:

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kaarina is twinned wi:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish an Swadish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish an Swadish). 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.
  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 Mairch 2011.
  6. "Välissuhted" (in Estonian). Jõgeva linn. Retrieved 2011-07-23.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Kaarina at Wikimedia Commons

Residential blocks in Kaarina