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Askola

Askola
Municipality
Askolan kunta
Coat of arms of Askola
Coat of arms
Location of Askola in Finland
Location of Askola in Finland
Coordinates: 60°31.7′N 025°36′E / 60.5283°N 25.600°E / 60.5283; 25.600
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
Charter1896
Government
 • Municipal managerEsko Rautiainen
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total218.03 km2 (84.18 sq mi)
 • Land212.42 km2 (82.02 sq mi)
 • Water5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi)
Area rank260th largest in Finland
Population (2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total4,988
 • Rank178th largest in Finland
 • Density23.48/km2 (60.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish95.5% (official)
 • Swedish2.8%
 • Others1.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 1420.6%
 • 15 to 6466.2%
 • 65 or older13.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.askola.fi

Askola (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈaskola]) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,988 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 218.03 square kilometres (84.18 sq mi) of which 5.61 km2 (2.17 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 23.48 inhabitants per square kilometre (60.8/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Myrskylä, Mäntsälä, Pornainen, Porvoo and Pukkila.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Askola:

Surnames

Most common surnames and their frequencies in Askola as of 2014:[6]

People born in Askola

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  6. ^ Most common surnames in Askola

External links

Media related to Askola at Wikimedia Commons

Askola Church