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Kajaanin kaupunki
The auld Toun haw
The auld Toun haw
Coat o airms o Kajaani
Coat o airms
Location o Kajaani in Finland
Location o Kajaani in Finland
Coordinates: 64°13.5′N 027°44′E / 64.2250°N 27.733°E / 64.2250; 27.733Coordinates: 64°13.5′N 027°44′E / 64.2250°N 27.733°E / 64.2250; 27.733
Kintra Finland
Sub-regionKajaani sub-region
 • Toun managerJari Tolonen
 • Total2,264.01 km2 (874.14 sq mi)
 • Land1,835.07 km2 (708.52 sq mi)
 • Water428.94 km2 (165.61 sq mi)
Aurie rank33rd lairgest in Finland
 • Tot38,005
 • Rank28t lairgest in Finland
 • Density20.71/km2 (53.6/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish97.7% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.1%
 • Ithers2.2%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.7%
 • 15 tae 6466.4%
 • 65 or aulder16.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%

Kajaani (Swadish: Kajana) is a toun an municipality in Finland. It is the center an caipital o the Kainuu region. It is locatit southeast o Oulujärvi (Lake Oulu), which drains tae the Gulf o Bothnia alang the Oulujoki (river Oulu).

Thare are 38,005 (31 August 2013)[2] indwallers, an ceety surface aurie is 2,264.01 square kilometres (874.14 sq mi) o which 428.94 km2 (165.61 sq mi) is watter. The population density is 20.71 inhabitants per square kilometre (53.6/sq mi). The toun is unilingually Finnish.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns — Sister cities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kajaani is twinned wi:

Ceety Kintra Year
Östersund Swaden Swaden 1943
Rostov-on-Don Roushie Roushie 1956
Schwalm-Eder-Kreis Germany Germany 1973
Nyíregyháza Hungary Hungary 1981
Marquette Unitit States Unitit States 1997
Jiujiang Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Cheenae 2006
Bayonne Fraunce Fraunce 2008[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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. "National Commission for Decentralised cooperation". Délégation pour l’Action Extérieure des Collectivités Territoriales (Ministère des Affaires étrangères) (in French). Retrieved 2013-12-26.