Vårdö

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Vårdö
Municipality
Vårdös kommun
Coat o airms o Vårdö
Coat o airms
Location o Vårdö in Finland
Location o Vårdö in Finland
Vårdö is locatit in Åland
Vårdö
Vårdö
Location in Åland
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
 (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total572.66 km2 (221.11 sq mi)
 • Land101.50 km2 (39.19 sq mi)
 • Water471.16 km2 (181.92 sq mi)
Aurie rank208t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot448
 • Rank332nt lairgest in Finland
 • Density4.41/km2 (11.4/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%
Wabsteidwww.vardo.ax

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

The municipality haes a population o 448 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers an aurie o 572.66 square kilometres (221.11 sq mi) o which 471.16 km2 (181.92 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 4.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.4/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. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish an Swadish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish an 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.
  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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Boathooses in Vårdö