Malax


Malax
Malax
MalaxMaalahti
—  Municipality  —
Malax kommun
Maalahden kunta

Coat of arms
Location of Malax in Finland
Coordinates: 62°56.5′N 021°33′E / 62.9417°N 21.55°E / 62.9417; 21.55Coordinates: 62°56.5′N 021°33′E / 62.9417°N 21.55°E / 62.9417; 21.55
Country Finland
Region Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Vaasa sub-region
Charter 1607
Government
 - Municipal manager Mats Brant
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 - Total 1,954.93 km2 (754.8 sq mi)
 - Land 520.98 km2 (201.2 sq mi)
 - Water 1,433.95 km2 (553.7 sq mi)
Area rank 44th largest in Finland
Population (2011-01-31)[2]
 - Total 5,603
 - Rank 177th largest in Finland
 - Density 10.75/km2 (27.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 - Swedish 88.2% (official)
 - Finnish 9.1% (official)
 - Others 2.7%
Population by age[4]
 - 0 to 14 15.2%
 - 15 to 64 61.7%
 - 65 or older 23.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.malax.fi

Malax (Finnish: Maalahti) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 5,603 (31 January 2011)[2] and covers an area of 1,954.93 square kilometres (754.80 sq mi) of which 1,433.95 km2 (553.65 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 10.75 inhabitants per square kilometre (27.8 /sq mi).

The municipality is bilingual, with the majority (88%) being Swedish and the minority (9%) Finnish speakers.[3]

Politics

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Malax:

References

External links

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  • Malax — kommun Maalahden kunta Wappen Karte Basisdaten Staat …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Malax — Géographie Pays  Finlande Région Ostrobotnie Altitude   …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Malax — Ma lax, Malaxate Ma*lax ate, v. t. [L. malaxare, malaxatum, cf. Gr. ?, fr. malako s soft: cf. F. malaxer.] To soften by kneading or stirring with some thinner substance. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malax — Original name in latin Malax Name in other language Maahlahti, Maalahti, Maalalahti, Malaks, Malax, Mallax State code FI Continent/City Europe/Helsinki longitude 62.94225 latitude 21.57311 altitude 25 Population 5517 Date 2011 07 31 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Malax — Sp Mãlaksas Ap Malax L V Suomija …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • malax — (Kəlbəcər) böyük; gen. – Sə:η paltarın uşağa malax durar …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • malax — is. bot. Əncir növü. . . Azərbaycanda qiymətli əncir sortlarından tabaq əncir, malax əncir, sumax əncir sortlarını göstərmək olar. İ. Axundzadə …   Azərbaycan dilinin izahlı lüğəti

  • malax — verb To malaxate …   Wiktionary

  • malax — ma·lax …   English syllables

  • malax —   v.t. soften by kneading or diluting.    ♦ malaxage, n. such softening of clay.    ♦ malaxate, v.t.    ♦ malaxation,    ♦ malaxator, n …   Dictionary of difficult words


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