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Iitti

Iitti


Itis
Municipality
Iitin kunta

Itis kommun
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Iitti
Coat of arms
Location of Iitti in Finland
Location of Iitti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°53′N026°20′E / 60.883°N 26.333°E / 60.883; 26.333Coordinates: 60°53′N026°20′E / 60.883°N 26.333°E / 60.883; 26.333
Country   Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Charter 1865
Seat Kausala
Government
 • Municipality manager Riku Rönnholm
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 687.09 km2 (265.29 sq mi)
 • Land 589.81 km2 (227.73 sq mi)
 • Water 97.27 km2 (37.56 sq mi)
Area rank 142nd largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total 6,625
 • Rank 141st largest in Finland
 • Density 11.23/km2 (29.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
[3]
 • Finnish 98.8% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age
[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.7%
 • 15 to 64 63.3%
 • 65 or older 22%
Time zone UTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.5%
Climate Dfc
Website www.iitti.fi

Iitti (Swedish: Itis) is a municipality of Finland. It seats is in Kausala.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region.[6] The municipality has a population of 6,625 (31 December 2020)[2] and covers an area of 687.09 square kilometres (265.29 sq mi) of which 97.27 km2 (37.56 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.23 inhabitants per square kilometre (29.1/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Heinola, Kouvola, Lapinjärvi, Lahti and Orimattila.

In 1990, the center of Iitti, which surrounds the old parish church, was voted the most attractive kirkonkylä ("church village") in Finland.

The Kymi Ring motor sport center is located in Iitti, right next to the border of Kouvola.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages [ edit ]

Anttila, Haapakimola, Haapalahti, Isokylä, Jokue, Kalaksue, Kauramaa, Kausala (Kausansaari), Kirkonkylä, Koliseva, Konttila, Koskenniska, Kukonoja, Kuukso, Kuusanniemi, Kymentaka (Kymentausta), Kyrönkylä, Kyöperilä, Leppäniemi, Lyöttilä, Mankala, Maunuksela, Muikkula, Munakallio, Niinimäki, Nirvinen, Parikka, Perheniemi, Piilahti, Puolakka, Pyörylä, Radansuu, Ruokoniemi, Saaranen, Savijoki, Siikakoski, Sitikkala, Säkkilänmaa, Säyhtee, Sääskjärvi, Taasia, Tapola, Tillola, Vuolenkoski and Väärtti.

Notable residents [ edit ]

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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Joulukuu 2020" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 11 February 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 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. ^ Päijät-Häme 2021 (in Finnish)

External links [ edit ]

  • Media related to Iitti at Wikimedia Commons
  • Municipality of Iitti – Official website Finnish, Swedish, English and German languages



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