Pohja – Pojo
Location of Pohja in Finland
|Coordinates: 60°06′N 023°31.5′E / 60.100°N 23.5250°ECoordinates: 60°06′N 023°31.5′E / 60.100°N 23.5250°E|
|• Total||266.13 km2 (102.75 sq mi)|
|• Land||224.66 km2 (86.74 sq mi)|
|• Water||41.47 km2 (16.01 sq mi)|
|• Density||21.97/km2 (56.9/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||60% (official)|
|• Swedish||40% (official)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality had a population of 4,936 (as of 31 December 2008) and covered a land area of 224.66 square kilometres (86.74 sq mi). The population density was 21.97 inhabitants per square kilometre (56.9/sq mi).
The municipality was bilingual, with majority being Finnish (60%) and minority Swedish (40%) speakers. Pohja is one of the birthplaces of Finnish metal industry. Fiskars Corporation was founded near Pohja in 1649 and remains the largest employer in municipality area to date.
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
- "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 23 November 2010.
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