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Raseborgs stad
Raaseporin kaupunki
Castle o Raseborg
Castle o Raseborg
Coat o airms o Raseborg
Coat o airms
Location o Raseborg in Finland
Location o Raseborg in Finland
Coordinates: 59°58.5′N 023°26′E / 59.9750°N 23.433°E / 59.9750; 23.433Coordinates: 59°58.5′N 023°26′E / 59.9750°N 23.433°E / 59.9750; 23.433
Kintra Finland
Sub-regionRaseborg sub-region
 • Toun managerMårten Johansson
 • Total2,354.24 km2 (908.98 sq mi)
 • Land1,147.70 km2 (443.13 sq mi)
 • Water1,206.47 km2 (465.82 sq mi)
Aurie rank67t lairgest in Finland
 • Tot27,653
 • Rank39t lairgest in Finland
 • Density24.09/km2 (62.4/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish66.2% (offeecial)
 • Finnish31% (offeecial)
 • Ithers2.8%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.3%
 • 15 tae 6463.5%
 • 65 or aulder20.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21%

Raseborg (Finnish: Raasepori) is a toun an municipality o Finland. It wis creatit on 1 January 2009, when the municipalities o Ekenäs, Karis an Pohja wur consolidatit intae a single toun.[6]

The toun haes a population o 27,653 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers an aurie o 2,354.24 square kilometres (908.98 sq mi) of which 1,206.47 km2 (465.82 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population density is 24.09 inhabitants per square kilometre (62.4/sq mi).

The name o the new toun is based on the Castle o Raseborg locatit in Ekenäs, or umwhile in the municipality o Snappertuna. Historically the name o the coonty wis Raseborg in the 14t century an aw.

The toun is bilingual, wi majority (66.2%) being Swadish an minority (31%) Finnish speakers.

In Februar 2011, Raseborg Municipality entered intae a "Friendship Co-operation Agreement" wi Makana Municipality in Sooth Africae. The project, which is tae last three years, seeks tae facilitate information sharin in the fields o economic development, airts & cultur, weemen development, youth development, an education.[7]

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Results o the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Raseborg:

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. "Local Councils Vote to in Favour of Municipal Merger". Yle.fi. YLE. 2007-06-19. Retrieved 2007-06-19.
  7. "Finland Trip Feeback". Makana Municpality. Retrieved 2011-11-29.

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