Köyliö

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This article is about the municipality of Finland. For the lake, see Köyliönjärvi.
Köyliö
Kjulo
Municipality
Köyliön kunta
Coat of arms of Köyliö
Coat of arms
Location of Köyliö in Finland
Location of Köyliö in Finland
Coordinates: 61°07′N 022°18.5′E / 61.117°N 22.3083°E / 61.117; 22.3083Coordinates: 61°07′N 022°18.5′E / 61.117°N 22.3083°E / 61.117; 22.3083
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Rauma sub-region
Charter 1870
Government
 • Municipal manager Seppo Saarinen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 259.27 km2 (100.10 sq mi)
 • Land 246.06 km2 (95.00 sq mi)
 • Water 13.21 km2 (5.10 sq mi)
Area rank 286th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 2,771
 • Rank 257th largest in Finland
 • Density 11.26/km2 (29.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 16.1%
 • 15 to 64 61.4%
 • 65 or older 22.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.koylio.fi

Köyliö (Swedish: Kjulo) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The municipality has a population of 2,771 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 259.27 square kilometres (100.10 sq mi) of which 13.21 km2 (5.10 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.26 inhabitants per square kilometre (29.2 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

It is said that the peasant Lalli murdered the English bishop Henry on the ice of Lake Köyliö in 1155 AD, during the first Swedish Crusade into Finland. A statue to Lalli was erected at Köyliö in 1989.

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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. 
  6. ^ "Sõprusvallad" (in Estonian). Kõo Parish. Retrieved 24 May 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Köyliö at Wikimedia Commons