Kronoby

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Kronoby

KronobyKruunupyy
Municipality
Kronoby riverside
Kronoby riverside
Coat of arms of
Coat of arms
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
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total6,503
 • Rank148th largest in Finland
 • Density9.13/km2 (23.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Swedish83.3% (official)
 • Finnish15.6%
 • Others1.1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1418.3%
 • 15 to 6461.8%
 • 65 or older19.9%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Websitewww.kronoby.fi

Kronoby (Finnish: Kruunupyy) is a municipality in Ostrobothnia, Finland. It had about 6,700 people living there in January 2014. The municipalities next to it are Evijärvi, Kaustinen, Kokkola, Luoto, Pedersöre and Veteli. [6]

The municipality was established in 1607.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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. "FINLANDS AREAL KOMMUNVIS 1.1.2018" (PDF). Cite has empty unknown parameter: |dead-url= (help)

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