Haapajärvi

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Haapajärvi
Town
Haapajärven kaupunki
Haapajärvi railway station
Haapajärvi railway station
Coat of arms of Haapajärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Haapajärvi in Finland
Location of Haapajärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°45′N 025°19′E / 63.750°N 25.317°E / 63.750; 25.317Coordinates: 63°45′N 025°19′E / 63.750°N 25.317°E / 63.750; 25.317
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Nivala–Haapajärvi sub-region
Charter 1868
Town privileges 1977
Government
 • Town manager Maija-Liisa Veteläinen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 789.08 km2 (304.67 sq mi)
 • Land 765.64 km2 (295.62 sq mi)
 • Water 23.44 km2 (9.05 sq mi)
Area rank 150th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 7,640
 • Rank 137th largest in Finland
 • Density 9.98/km2 (25.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 20.7%
 • 15 to 64 62.2%
 • 65 or older 17.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 21%
Website www.haapajarvi.fi

Haapajärvi is a town and municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The town has a population of 7,640 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 789.08 square kilometres (304.67 sq mi) of which 23.44 km2 (9.05 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.98 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.8 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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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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