Dekoration

Facts about Raseborg

The town of Raseborg was founded in January 2009, when the former towns of Ekenäs and Karis, and Pojo commune joined forces. The name Raseborg origins from the medieval castle close to Snappertuna village, which still can be visited from May to the end of September.

The town of Raseborg was founded in January 2009, when the former towns of Ekenäs and Karis, and Pojo commune joined forces. The name Raseborg origins from the medieval castle close to Snappertuna village, which still can be visited from May to the end of September.

Population: about 28 000
Main languages spoken: Swedish 65,4 %, Finnish 31,2 %, others 3,4 %
Surface: area 2 178 km2 of which water 1 035 km2, the town extends to a width of more than 100 km from one border to another.
Islets: about 1 300
Summer houses: about 6 400

Distances: 

Helsinki-Karis 76 km
Turku-Karis 118 km

Helsinki -Ekenäs 96 km
Turku-Ekenäs 116 km

Helsinki-Pojo (close to Fiskars Village) 86 km
Åbo-Pojo (close to Fiskars Village ) 112 km

Raseborg can be reached by car, bus, train or boat.