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Elimäki wooden church
Location of Elimäki in Finland
|• Total||391.74 km2 (151.25 sq mi)|
|• Land||387.47 km2 (149.60 sq mi)|
|• Water||4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)|
|• Density||21/km2 (54/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the region of Kymenlaakso. The municipality had a population of 8,199 and covered an area of 391.74 km² of which 4.27 km² was water. The population density was 21.2 inhabitants per km².
The municipality was unilingually Finnish.
Of note is the village of Koria, the largest village in Elimäki, possessing a population of 5,100. Koria is located 6,7 km west of Kouvola.
As of 2009, the six municipalities – Kouvola, Kuusankoski, Elimäki, Anjalankoski, Valkeala and Jaala – were consolidated, accounting for the new municipality of Kouvola with a population of over 80,000, being the 10th largest city in Finland.
Arboretum Mustila is located near Elimäki.
People born in Elimäki [ edit ]
- Jenny af Forselles (1869 – 1938)
- Väinö Kajander (1893 – 1978)
- Ilmari Salminen (1902 – 1986)
- Erkki Pakkanen (1930 – 1973)
- Kaarina Dromberg (1942 – )
- Jarmo Wasama (1943 – 1966)
- Osmo Puhakka (1948 – )
- Pentti Sinersaari (1956 – )
- Tuija Toivonen (1958 – )
References [ edit ]
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008"(PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 27 March 2010. [permanent dead link]
- "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 27 March 2010.
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