Luvia

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Luvia
Municipality
Luvian kunta
Coat of arms of Luvia
Coat of arms
Location of Luvia in Finland
Location of Luvia in Finland
Coordinates: 61°21′40″N 021°37′30″E / 61.36111°N 21.62500°E / 61.36111; 21.62500Coordinates: 61°21′40″N 021°37′30″E / 61.36111°N 21.62500°E / 61.36111; 21.62500
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Charter 1870
Government
 • Municipal manager Kari Ojalahti
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 861.20 km2 (332.51 sq mi)
 • Land 169.07 km2 (65.28 sq mi)
 • Water 692.13 km2 (267.23 sq mi)
Area rank 130th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 3,347
 • Rank 241st largest in Finland
 • Density 19.8/km2 (51/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.6% (official)
 • Swedish 0.5%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.8%
 • 15 to 64 63.4%
 • 65 or older 18.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.luvia.fi

Luvia 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 3,347 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 861.20 square kilometres (332.51 sq mi) of which 692.13 km2 (267.23 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 19.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (51/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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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 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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