Kihniö

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Kihniö
Municipality
Kihniön kunta
Kihniö kirkko 2012.JPG
Coat of arms of Kihniö
Coat of arms
Location of Kihniö in Finland
Location of Kihniö in Finland
Coordinates: 62°12′30″N 023°10′45″E / 62.20833°N 23.17917°E / 62.20833; 23.17917Coordinates: 62°12′30″N 023°10′45″E / 62.20833°N 23.17917°E / 62.20833; 23.17917
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region North Western Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter 1920
Government
 • Municipal manager Petri Liukku
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 390.50 km2 (150.77 sq mi)
 • Land 357.11 km2 (137.88 sq mi)
 • Water 33.39 km2 (12.89 sq mi)
Area rank 254th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 2,084
 • Rank 282nd largest in Finland
 • Density 5.84/km2 (15.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.4% (official)
 • Others 0.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.5%
 • 15 to 64 62.4%
 • 65 or older 24.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.kihnio.fi

Kihniö is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the region of Pirkanmaa, Western Finland. The municipality has a population of 2,084 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 390.50 square kilometres (150.77 sq mi) of which 33.39 km2 (12.89 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.84 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.1/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kihniö:

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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