Hattula

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Hattula
Municipality
Hattulan kunta
Coat of arms of Hattula
Coat of arms
Location of Hattula in Finland
Location of Hattula in Finland
Coordinates: 61°03′N 024°22′E / 61.050°N 24.367°E / 61.050; 24.367Coordinates: 61°03′N 024°22′E / 61.050°N 24.367°E / 61.050; 24.367
Country Finland
Region Tavastia Proper
Sub-region Hämeenlinna sub-region
Charter 1868
Seat Parola
Government
 • Municipal manager Martti Pura
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 427.39 km2 (165.02 sq mi)
 • Land 357.84 km2 (138.16 sq mi)
 • Water 69.55 km2 (26.85 sq mi)
Area rank 245th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 9,748
 • Rank 104th largest in Finland
 • Density 27.24/km2 (70.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.4%
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 19%
 • 15 to 64 65.8%
 • 65 or older 15.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.25%
Website www.hattula.fi

Hattula is a municipality of Finland. Its seat is in Parola.

It is part of the Tavastia Proper region and until 2010 it was located in the province of Southern Finland. The municipality has a population of 9,748 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 427.39 square kilometres (165.02 sq mi) of which 69.55 km2 (26.85 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 27.24 inhabitants per square kilometre (70.6/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

A central element of the landscape in Hattula is lake Vanajavesi by which most of the oldest settlements in the area are concentrated.

A notable monument is the Holy Cross Church in Hattula.

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 30.09.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 17 November 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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