Vårdö

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Vårdö
Municipality
Vårdös kommun
Coat of airms o Vårdö
Coat airms
Location o Vårdö in Finland
Location o Vårdö in Finland
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Coordinates: 60°14.5′N 020°22.5′E / 60.2417°N 20.3750°E / 60.2417; 20.3750Coordinates: 60°14.5′N 020°22.5′E / 60.2417°N 20.3750°E / 60.2417; 20.3750
Kintra Finland
RegionÅland
Sub-regionÅland Archipelago sub-region
Govrenment
 • Municipal managerMagnus Sandberg
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total572.56 km2 (221.07 sq mi)
 • Laund101.50 km2 (39.19 sq mi)
 • Water471.16 km2 (181.92 sq mi)
Area rank298t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total444
 • Rank309t lairgest in Finland
 • Density4.37/km2 (11.3/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Swedish91.8% (offeecial)
 • Finnish4%
 • Ithers4.2%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1416.9%
 • 15 tae 6459.7%
 • 65 or aulder23.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]17.5%
Websitewww.vardo.ax

Vårdö is an island municipality o Åland, an autonomous territory o Finland.

The municipality haes a population o 444 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers an aurie o 572.56 square kilometre (221.07 sq mi) o which 471.16 km2 (181.92 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 4.37 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.3/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swadish.

Twa notable Finnish authors, Sally Salminen an Anni Blomqvist, wur born in Vårdö. Blomqvist spent her whole life on the sma Vårdö island o Simskäla.

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  1. a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 Januar 2018.
  2. a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 Mairch 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 Mairch 2011.

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Media relatit tae Vårdö at Wikimedia Commons

Boathooses in Vårdö