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Miehikkälä

Miehikkälä
Municipality
Miehikkälän kunta

Miehikkälä kommun
Coat of arms of Miehikkälä
Coat of arms
Location of Miehikkälä in Finland
Location of Miehikkälä in Finland
Coordinates: 60°40′N027°42′E / 60.667°N 27.700°E / 60.667; 27.700Coordinates: 60°40′N027°42′E / 60.667°N 27.700°E / 60.667; 27.700
Country   Finland
Region Southern Finland
Sub-region Kotka–Hamina sub-region
Charter 1887
Government
 • Municipal manager Markku J. Forss
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 440.34 km2 (170.02 sq mi)
 • Land 422.17 km2 (163.00 sq mi)
 • Water 18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Area rank 199th largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-12-31)[2]
 • Total 1,865
 • Rank 267th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.42/km2 (11.4/sq mi)
Population by native language
[3]
 • Finnish 96.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 3.6%
Population by age
[4]
 • 0 to 14 13%
 • 15 to 64 58.2%
 • 65 or older 28.7%
Time zone UTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Climate Dfb
Website www.miehikkala.fi

Miehikkälä is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Kymenlaakso region. The municipality has a population of 1,865 (31 December 2020),[2] which make it the smallest municipality in Kymenlaakso in terms of population. It covers an area of 440.34 square kilometres (170.02 sq mi) of which 18.18 km2 (7.02 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.42 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.4/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Hamina, Kouvola, Lappeenranta, Luumäki and Virolahti.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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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.

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