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Lumparland
Municipality
Lumparlands kommun
Coat o airms o Lumparland
Coat o airms
Location o Lumparland in Finland
Location o Lumparland in Finland
Lumparland is locatit in Åland
Lumparland
Lumparland
Location in Åland
Coordinates: 60°07′N 020°15.5′E / 60.117°N 20.2583°E / 60.117; 20.2583Coordinates: 60°07′N 020°15.5′E / 60.117°N 20.2583°E / 60.117; 20.2583
Kintra  Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Åland Kintraside sub-region
Govrenment
 • Municipal manager Tomas Urvas
Aurie (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 87.06 km2 (33.61 sq mi)
 • Laund 36.26 km2 (14.00 sq mi)
 • Watter 50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi)
Aurie rank 331st lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot 397
 • Rank 333rd lairgest in Finland
 • Density 10.95/km2 (28.4/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Swedish 91.5% (offeecial)
 • Finnish 6.2%
 • Ithers 2.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 18.3%
 • 15 tae 64 63%
 • 65 or aulder 18.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.5%
Wabsteid www.lumparland.ax

Lumparland is a municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory o Finland. It is the smawest municipality on mainland Åland.

The municipality haes a population o 397 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers a aurie o 87.06 square kilometres (33.61 sq mi) o which 50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 10.95 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.4/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Swadish.

The main veelage is Klemetsby, whaur thare is a bank, a kirk, a post office an a schuil. Klemetsby is 35 kilometres (22 mi) awa frae Mariehamn. The ferry port o Långnäs is situatit in the eastren pairt o Lumparland.

Lumparland wis the last municipality in Finland tae establish its awn wabsteid which happened in 2004.

The municipality haes previously been kent as "'Lumparlanti" in some Finnish documents an aw,[6] but is the day referred tae as "Lumparland" in Finnish an aw.

Sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Kirk o Lumparland, dedicatit tae St. Andra, is the auldest survivin firthen kirk in Åland, datin back tae the 1720s. Inside the kirk, the altar paintin is the work o Victor Westerholm. Thare is a miniatur ship frae 1836 inside the kirk an aw.

Geogrfie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lumparland borders the eastren edge o a billion-year-auld nine-kilometre wide watter filled impact crater, Lumparn, which is devoid o islands.

Lumpokasen (60.7 m or 199 ft) is the heichest point in the municipality.

Economie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agricultur an tourism are the maist important lines o business in Lumparland.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). 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: |access-date= (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: |access-date= (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: |access-date= (help)
  6. 1201–1202 (Pieni Tietosanakirja / II. Isopurje – Maskotti)

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Media relatit tae Lumparland at Wikimedia Commons