Kronoby

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Kronoby
KronobyKruunupyy
Municipality
Kronoby kommun
Kruunupyyn kunta
Kronoby riverside
Kronoby riverside
Coat of arms of Kronoby
Location of Kronoby in Finland
Location of Kronoby in Finland
Coordinates: 63°43.5′N 023°02′E / 63.7250°N 23.033°E / 63.7250; 23.033Coordinates: 63°43.5′N 023°02′E / 63.7250°N 23.033°E / 63.7250; 23.033
Country Finland
RegionOstrobothnia
Sub-regionJakobstad sub-region
Charter1607
Government
 • Municipal ManagerMichael Djupsjöbacka
 • Municipal Council ChairwomanMarketta Widjeskog
 • Municipal Administration ChairmanHans-Erik Lindgren
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total752.65 km2 (290.60 sq mi)
 • Land712.34 km2 (275.04 sq mi)
 • Water40.3 km2 (15.6 sq mi)
Area rank120th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[2]
 • Total6,407
 • Rank149th largest in Finland
 • Density8.99/km2 (23.3/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Swedish83.3% (official)
 • Finnish15.6%
 • Others1.1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.8%
 • 15 to 6457.1%
 • 65 or older26.1%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]22%
Websitewww.kronoby.fi

Kronoby (Finnish: Kruunupyy) is a municipality of Finland.

Kronoby is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 6,407 (31 March 2021)[2] and covers an area of 752.65 square kilometres (290.60 sq mi) of which 40.3 km2 (15.6 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.99 inhabitants per square kilometre (23.3/sq mi).

The municipality is bilingual, with the majority speaking Swedish (83.3%) and the minority Finnish (15.6%).

Kokkola-Pietarsaari Airport is located in Kronoby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

External links[edit]

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