Lieto

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Lieto
Municipality
Liedon kunta
Coat of arms of Lieto
Coat of arms
Location of Lieto in Finland
Location of Lieto in Finland
Coordinates: 60°30.3′N 022°27.5′E / 60.5050°N 22.4583°E / 60.5050; 22.4583Coordinates: 60°30.3′N 022°27.5′E / 60.5050°N 22.4583°E / 60.5050; 22.4583
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Turku sub-region
Founded 1331
Government
 • Municipal manager Terhi Isotalo
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 200.17 km2 (77.29 sq mi)
 • Land 198.51 km2 (76.65 sq mi)
 • Water 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Area rank 301st largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 16,717
 • Rank 72nd largest in Finland
 • Density 84.21/km2 (218.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.3% (official)
 • Swedish 1%
 • Others 1.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 21.8%
 • 15 to 64 64.7%
 • 65 or older 13.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.5%
Website www.lieto.fi

Lieto (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlieto]; Swedish: Lundo) 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 16,717 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 200.17 square kilometres (77.29 sq mi) of which 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 84.21 inhabitants per square kilometre (218.1 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Lieto has a medieval stone church, St. Peter's church, that originates from around 1500 near the city centre.

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 Lieto at Wikimedia Commons