Hämeenkoski

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Hämeenkoski
Municipality
Hämeenkosken kunta
Coat of arms of Hämeenkoski
Coat of arms
Location of Hämeenkoski in Finland
Location of Hämeenkoski in Finland
Coordinates: 61°01.5′N 025°09′E / 61.0250°N 25.150°E / 61.0250; 25.150Coordinates: 61°01.5′N 025°09′E / 61.0250°N 25.150°E / 61.0250; 25.150
Country Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Charter 1865
Government
 • Municipal manager Kari Mustonen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 195.62 km2 (75.53 sq mi)
 • Land 187.76 km2 (72.49 sq mi)
 • Water 7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi)
Area rank 304th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 2,093
 • Rank 285th largest in Finland
 • Density 11.15/km2 (28.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.8% (official)
 • Others 1.2%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 15.4%
 • 15 to 64 62.7%
 • 65 or older 22%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.hameenkoski.fi

Hämeenkoski (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈhæmeːŋˌkoski]; Koski Hl until 1995, see Koski Tl) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality has a population of 2,093 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 195.62 square kilometres (75.53 sq mi) of which 7.86 km2 (3.03 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.15 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.9 /sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Lake Pääjärvi is situated at the border between Hämeenkoski and Hämeenlinna (formerly Lammi).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  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 29 March 2009. 
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009. 
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 

External links[edit]

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