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Lemland
Municipality
Lemlands kommun
The medieval pairish kirk in Lemland.
The medieval pairish kirk in Lemland.
Coat o airms o Lemland
Coat o airms
Location o Lemland in Finland
Location o Lemland in Finland
Lemland is locatit in Åland
Lemland
Lemland
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°04.2′N 020°05.2′E / 60.0700°N 20.0867°E / 60.0700; 20.0867Coordinates: 60°04.2′N 020°05.2′E / 60.0700°N 20.0867°E / 60.0700; 20.0867
Kintra Finland
RegionÅland
Sub-regionÅland Kintraside sub-region
Govrenment
 • Municipal managerMikael Smeds
Area
 (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total965.31 km2 (372.71 sq mi)
 • Land113.08 km2 (43.66 sq mi)
 • Water852.23 km2 (329.05 sq mi)
Aurie rank111t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot1,849
 • Rank299t lairgest in Finland
 • Density16.35/km2 (42.3/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish93.2% (offeecial)
 • Finnish4.4%
 • Ithers2.4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1421.9%
 • 15 tae 6464.3%
 • 65 or aulder13.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]16.5%
Wabsteidwww.lemland.ax

Lemland is a municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory o Finland.

The municipality haes a population o 1,849 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers a aurie o 965.31 square kilometres (372.71 sq mi) o which 852.23 km2 (329.05 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 16.35 inhabitants per square kilometre (42.3/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swadish.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The kirk in Lemland wis biggit in the 13t century an haes waw paintins frae the 14t century. The kirk is dedicatit tae Bridget o Swaden.

Durin the Finnish War in 1808 the Swadish keeng Gustav IV Adolf haed his heidquairters in the Lemland parsonage.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swadish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and 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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. Torsten Hellberg (ed): Åland – mer än öar, p.19. Stockholm 2001.

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