Ekenäs


Ekenäs

Ekenäs IPA2|ˈeːkəneːs, Finnish: Tammisaari IPA2|ˈtɑmːiˌsɑːri) is a municipality of Finland comprising the former municipalities Snappertuna and Tenala together with the town of Ekenäs.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 14,819 (2008-05-31) and covers an area of 746.65 km² (excluding sea) of which 25.55 km² is inland water. The population density is 20.1 inhabitants per km².

The municipality is bilingual, with the majority being Swedish (83%) and the minority Finnish (15%) speakers.

It is noted for its archipelago, part of which is a national park (the Ekenäs Archipelago National Park).

Sub-region of Uusimaa (Nyland)

Ekenäs is also the name of a sub-region of Uusimaa (Nyland in Swedish), containing the following municipalities:

* Ekenäs (Tammisaari)
* Hanko (Hangö)
* Ingå (Inkoo)
* Karis (Karjaa)
* Pohja (Pojo)

Twin towns

*Haugesund (Norway)
*Kuressaare (Estonia)
*Ystad (Sweden)

External links

* [http://www.ekenas.fi/ Official Website]


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