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Karkkila

KarkkilaHögfors
Toun
Karkkilan kaupunkiHögfors stad
Helvar Oy main office in Karkkila
Helvar Oy main office in Karkkila
Coat o airms o Karkkila
Coat o airms
Location o Karkkila in Finland
Location o Karkkila in Finland
Coordinates: 60°32′N 024°13′E / 60.533°N 24.217°E / 60.533; 24.217Coordinates: 60°32′N 024°13′E / 60.533°N 24.217°E / 60.533; 24.217
Kintra Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region
Chairter1932
Toun1977
Govrenment
 • Ceety managerMinna Karhunen
Area
 (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total255.31 km2 (98.58 sq mi)
 • Land242.36 km2 (93.58 sq mi)
 • Water12.95 km2 (5.00 sq mi)
Aurie rank287t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot9,125
 • Rank116t lairgest in Finland
 • Density37.65/km2 (97.5/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish96.1% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.7%
 • Ithers3.2%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.8%
 • 15 tae 6465.3%
 • 65 or aulder17.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.25%
Urbanisation88.4%
Unemployment rate7.8%
Wabsteidwww.karkkila.fi

Karkkila (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkɑrkːilɑ]; Swadish: Högfors) is a toun an a municipality o Finland.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is locatit in the province o Soothren Finland an is pairt o the Uusimaa region. The municipality haes a population o 9,125 (31 August 2013)[2] an the municipality covers an aurie 255.31 square kilometres (98.58 sq mi) o which 12.95 square kilometres (5.00 sq mi) is inland watter (2011-01-01).[1] The population densitie is 38 inhabitants per square kilometre (98/sq mi) (31 August 2013).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Results o the Finnish pairlamentar election, 2011 in Karkkila:

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns - Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Karkkila is a member o the Douzelage, a unique toun twinnin association o 24 touns athort the European Union. This active toun twinnin began in 1991 an thare are regular events, such as a produce mercat frae each o the ither kintras an festivals.[6][7] Discussions regarding membership are in haund wi three further touns an aw (Agros in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, an Tryavna in Bulgarie).

Spain Altea, Spain - 1991
Germany Bad Kötzting, Germany - 1991
Italy Bellagio, Italy - 1991
Republic o Ireland Bundoran, Ireland - 1991
Fraunce Granville, France - 1991
Denmark Holstebro, Denmark - 1991
Belgium Houffalize, Belgium - 1991
Netherlands Meerssen, Netherlands - 1991
Luxembourg Niederanven, Luxembourg - 1991
Greece Preveza, Greece - 1991
Portugal Sesimbra, Portugal - 1991
Unitit Kinrick Sherborne, Unitit Kinrick - 1991
Finland Karkkila, Finland - 1997
Swaden Oxelösund, Swaden - 1998
Austrick Judenburg, Austrick - 1999
Poland Chojna, Poland - 2004
Hungary Kőszeg, Hungary - 2004
Latvie Sigulda, Latvie - 2004
Czech Republic Sušice, Czech Republic - 2004
Estonie Türi, Estonie - 2004
Slovakie Zvolen, Slovakie - 2007
Lithuanie Prienai, Lithuanie - 2008
Maltae Marsaskala, Maltae - 2009
Romanie Siret, Romanie - 2010

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. "Douzelage.org: Home". www.douzelage.org. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
  7. "Douzelage.org: Member Towns". www.douzelage.org. Retrieved 2009-10-21.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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