Isokyrö

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Isokyrö
Storkyro
Municipality
Isokyrön kunta
Isokyrö Church
Isokyrö Church
Coat of arms of Isokyrö
Coat of arms
Location of Isokyrö in Finland
Location of Isokyrö in Finland
Coordinates: 63°00′N 022°19′E / 63.000°N 22.317°E / 63.000; 22.317Coordinates: 63°00′N 022°19′E / 63.000°N 22.317°E / 63.000; 22.317
Country Finland
Region Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kyrönmaa sub-region
Charter 1785
Government
 • Municipality manager Eino Toivola
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 356.99 km2 (137.83 sq mi)
 • Land 354.20 km2 (136.76 sq mi)
 • Water 2.79 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Area rank 263rd largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 4,855
 • Rank 192nd largest in Finland
 • Density 13.71/km2 (35.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.6%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.6%
 • 15 to 64 61%
 • 65 or older 21.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.25%
Website www.isokyro.fi

Isokyrö (Swedish: Storkyro) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 4,855 (30 November 2014)[2] and covers an area of 356.99 square kilometres (137.83 sq mi) of which 2.79 km2 (1.08 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 13.71 inhabitants per square kilometre (35.5/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

There are 13.000 hectares of cultivated fields.[6]

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 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 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. 
  6. ^ http://www.isokyro.fi/?lang=en

External links[edit]

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