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Kimitoön - Kemiönsaari
Kimitoöns kommun
Kemiönsaaren kunta
Coat of arms of Kimitoön
Coat of arms
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Location of Kimitoön in Finland
Coordinates: 60°10?N 022°44?E / 60.167°N 22.733°E / 60.167; 22.733Coordinates: 60°10?N 022°44?E / 60.167°N 22.733°E / 60.167; 22.733
Country  Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Åboland-Turunmaa sub-region
Charter 2009
 o Municipal manager Anneli Pahta
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 o Total 2,800.99 km2 (1,081.47 sq mi)
 o Land 686.93 km2 (265.23 sq mi)
 o Water 2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi)
Area rank 123rd largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 o Total 6,823
 o Rank 142nd largest in Finland
 o Density 9.93/km2 (25.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 o Swedish 71.4% (official)
 o Finnish 27.4% (official)
 o Others 1.2%
Population by age[4]
 o 0 to 14 14.4%
 o 15 to 64 60.3%
 o 65 or older 25.3%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 o Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%

Kimitoön (Finnish: Kemiönsaari) is a municipality of Finland. It was created on January 1, 2009, when the municipalities of Dragsfjärd, Kimito and Västanfjärd were consolidated into a single municipality.

The municipality is located in the Archipelago Sea in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,823 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 2,800.99 square kilometres (1,081.47 sq mi) of which 2,113.94 km2 (816.20 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.93 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.7/sq mi).

Kimitoön is bilingual with the majority speaking Swedish and a minority Finnish as their native language.


Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2015 in Kimitoön:[6]


  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2017.
  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 2009.
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 2011.
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