Hammarland

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Hammarland
Municipality
Hammarlands kommun
Coat of arms of Hammarland
Coat of arms
Location of Hammarland in Finland
Location of Hammarland in Finland
Country  Finland
Region Åland
Sub-region Åland Countryside sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Kurt Carlsson
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,223.01 km2 (472.21 sq mi)
 • Land 138.17 km2 (53.35 sq mi)
 • Water 1,084.84 km2 (418.86 sq mi)
Area rank 93rd largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 1,521
 • Rank 310th largest in Finland
 • Density 11.01/km2 (28.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Swedish 95.1% (official)
 • Finnish 2.9%
 • Others 1.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.5%
 • 15 to 64 64.9%
 • 65 or older 17.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 16.5%
Website www.hammarland.ax

Hammarland is a municipality of Åland, an autonomous territory of Finland.

The municipality has a population of 1,521 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 1,223.01 square kilometres (472.21 sq mi) of which 1,084.84 km2 (418.86 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.01 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.5/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Swedish. 95% of its population has Swedish as their native language,[3] making Hammarland one of the municipalities with the highest percentage of Swedish-speakers in Finland, and possibly in the world.

Märket, the westernmost point of Finland, is an exclave of Hammarland.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 "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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Citizen's Map Site – National Land Survey of Finland

External links

Media related to Hammarland at Wikimedia Commons