Lappeenranta

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Lappeenranta

Villmanstrand
Ceety
Lappeenrannan kaupunki
Lappeenranta harbour
Lappeenranta harbour
Coat o airms o Lappeenranta
Coat o airms
Location o Lappeenranta in Finland
Location o Lappeenranta in Finland
Coordinates: 61°04′N 028°11′E / 61.067°N 28.183°E / 61.067; 28.183Coordinates: 61°04′N 028°11′E / 61.067°N 28.183°E / 61.067; 28.183
Kintra Finland
RegionSooth Karelia
Sub-regionLappeenranta sub-region
Chairter1649
Govrenment
 • Ceety managerKimmo Jarva
Area
 (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,723.50 km2 (665.45 sq mi)
 • Land1,433.36 km2 (553.42 sq mi)
 • Water290.14 km2 (112.02 sq mi)
Aurie rank56t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot72,625
 • Rank13t lairgest in Finland
 • Density50.67/km2 (131.2/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish95.9% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.1%
 • Ithers4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1415.1%
 • 15 tae 6467%
 • 65 or aulder17.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Urbanisation90.4%
Unemployment rate14.7%
ClimateDfc
Wabsteidwww.lappeenranta.fi

Lappeenranta (Swadish: Villmanstrand) is a ceety an municipality that resides on the shore o the loch Saimaa in Sooth-Eastren Finland, aboot 30 kilometres (19 miles) frae the Roushie border.

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lappeenranta is twinned wi:[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. "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. "Twin cities". Retrieved 29 April 2014.
  7. "Twin Cities". Rakvere. Retrieved 30 April 2014.
  8. "Schwäbisch Hall and its twin towns". Stadt Schwäbisch Hall. Retrieved 2013-07-26.