Koski Tl

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Koski Tl
Municipality
Kosken Tl kunta
Coat of arms of Koski Tl
Coat of arms
Location of Koski Tl in Finland
Location of Koski Tl in Finland
Coordinates: 60°39.3′N 023°08.5′E / 60.6550°N 23.1417°E / 60.6550; 23.1417Coordinates: 60°39.3′N 023°08.5′E / 60.6550°N 23.1417°E / 60.6550; 23.1417
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Loimaa sub-region
Charter 1869
Government
 • Municipal manager Aimo Suikkanen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 192.41 km2 (74.29 sq mi)
 • Land 191.45 km2 (73.92 sq mi)
 • Water 0.96 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Area rank 306th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 2,447
 • Rank 271st largest in Finland
 • Density 12.78/km2 (33.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.4%
 • Others 1.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.8%
 • 15 to 64 58.9%
 • 65 or older 26.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.koski.fi

Koski Tl (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈkoski]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality has a population of 2,447 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 192.41 square kilometres (74.29 sq mi) of which 0.96 km2 (0.37 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 12.78 inhabitants per square kilometre (33.1 /sq mi).

Tl in the name means the former province of Turku and Pori (Finnish: Turun ja Porin lääni). It was attached to name to distinguish Koski Tl from another municipality named Koski, Koski Hl (Hl for the former province of Tavastia, Finnish: Hämeen lääni). Koski Hl was renamed Hämeenkoski in 1995 but Koski Tl has not changed its name.

Koski Tl is unilingually Finnish.

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]

Media related to Koski Tl at Wikimedia Commons