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Lapinlahti

Lapinlahti
Municipality
Lapinlahden kunta
Lapinlahti kommun
Lapinlahti railway station
Lapinlahti railway station
Coat of arms of Lapinlahti
Coat of arms
Location of Lapinlahti in Finland
Location of Lapinlahti in Finland
Coordinates: 63°22′N 027°23′E / 63.367°N 27.383°E / 63.367; 27.383
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionUpper Savonia
Charter1874
Government
 • Municipal managerHeikki Airaksinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,245.16 km2 (480.76 sq mi)
 • Land1,096.55 km2 (423.38 sq mi)
 • Water148.58 km2 (57.37 sq mi)
Area rank70th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total9,589
 • Rank100th largest in Finland
 • Density8.74/km2 (22.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.4% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1417.3%
 • 15 to 6463.6%
 • 65 or older19.1%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%
Websitewww.lapinlahti.fi

Lapinlahti (Swedish: Lapinlahti, also Lapinlax) is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 9,589 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 1,245.16 square kilometres (480.76 sq mi) of which 148.58 km2 (57.37 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.74 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.6/sq mi).

The neighboring municipality of Varpaisjärvi was consolidated with Lapinlahti on January 1, 2011.[6]

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

A Locomotive Tv1 No 940 –“The Finnish Cup loco”- at Lapinlahti, with Supporters of the soccer team KuPS after a decisive Cup victory

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "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 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. ^ "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Helsinki: Suomen Kuntaliitto. 2 July 2010. Retrieved January 1, 2011.

External links

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