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Loviisa

LoviisaLovisa
Toun
Loviisan kaupunki
Lovisa stad
Loviisa Kirche v S.JPG
Coat o airms o Loviisa
Coat o airms
Location o Loviisa in Finland
Location o Loviisa in Finland
Coordinates: 60°27.5′N 026°14′E / 60.4583°N 26.233°E / 60.4583; 26.233Coordinates: 60°27.5′N 026°14′E / 60.4583°N 26.233°E / 60.4583; 26.233
Kintra Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionLoviisa sub-region
Chairter1745
Govrenment
 • Toun managerOlavi Kaleva
Aurie
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,751.52 km2 (676.27 sq mi)
 • Laund819.57 km2 (316.44 sq mi)
 • Watter931.92 km2 (359.82 sq mi)
Aurie rank95t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Tot14,873
 • Rank76t lairgest in Finland
 • Density18.15/km2 (47/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish59.2% (offeecial)
 • Swadish38% (offeecial)
 • Ithers2.8%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1414.2%
 • 15 tae 6463%
 • 65 or aulder22.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
07900
Aurie code(s)019
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
Wabsteidwww.loviisa.fi

Loviisa (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈloviːsa]; Swadish: Lovisa) is a municipality an toun o 15,597 inhabitants (31 Januar 2011)[2] on the soothren coast o Finland. Aboot 43 per cent o the population is Swadish-speakin.[6]

The municipality covers an aurie o 1,751.49 square kilometres (676.25 sq mi) o which 931.92 km2 (359.82 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 19.03 inhabitants per square kilometre (49.3 /sq mi).

The neighboring municipalities o Liljendal, Pernå an Ruotsinpyhtää wur consolidatit wi Loviisa on 1 Januar 2010.

Loviisa wis foondit in 1745, as a border fortress against Roushie. Maist o the fortifications hae been preserved. It is named efter Lovisa Ulrika, the Swadish Queen consort o Adolf Frederick o Swaden.

Loviisa is the steid o ane o Finland's twa nuclear pouer stations, the ither being at Olkiluoto. The Lovisa nuclear pouer plant consists o twa VVER units, each o 488 MWe.

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Loviisa is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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 March 2011.
  6. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named population by language

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