Mänttä-Vilppula

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Mänttä-Vilppula
Town
Mänttä-Vilppulan kaupunki
Roundabout of Satakunnantie
Roundabout of Satakunnantie
Coat of arms of Mänttä-Vilppula
Coat of arms
Location of Mänttä-Vilppula in Finland
Location of Mänttä-Vilppula in Finland
Coordinates: 62°02′N 024°37′E / 62.033°N 24.617°E / 62.033; 24.617Coordinates: 62°02′N 024°37′E / 62.033°N 24.617°E / 62.033; 24.617
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region Upper Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter 2009
Government
 • Town manager Mauri Heinonen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 657.10 km2 (253.71 sq mi)
 • Land 534.49 km2 (206.37 sq mi)
 • Water 122.61 km2 (47.34 sq mi)
Area rank 187th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 10,774
 • Rank 91st largest in Finland
 • Density 20.16/km2 (52.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14%
 • 15 to 64 62.7%
 • 65 or older 23.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.manttavilppula.fi

Mänttä-Vilppula (Swedish: Mänttä-Filpula) is a town and municipality of Finland. The municipalities of Mänttä and Vilppula were consolidated into a single municipality on January 1st, 2009. It is located in the Pirkanmaa region.

The town has a population of 10,774 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 657.10 square kilometres (253.71 sq mi) of which 122.61 km2 (47.34 sq mi) is water.[1]

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Major lakes in the area include the lakes Ruovesi, Kuorevesi and Keurusselkä.

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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