Mynämäki

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Mynämäki
Virmo
Municipality
Mynämäen kunta
Mynämäki Church
Mynämäki Church
Coat of arms of Mynämäki
Coat of arms
Location of Mynämäki in Finland
Location of Mynämäki in Finland
Coordinates: 60°41′N 021°59′E / 60.683°N 21.983°E / 60.683; 21.983Coordinates: 60°41′N 021°59′E / 60.683°N 21.983°E / 60.683; 21.983
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Turku sub-region
Re-established 2007
Government
 • Municipal manager Seija Österberg
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 536.08 km2 (206.98 sq mi)
 • Land 519.71 km2 (200.66 sq mi)
 • Water 16.37 km2 (6.32 sq mi)
Area rank 218th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 7,917
 • Rank 133rd largest in Finland
 • Density 15.23/km2 (39.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.6% (official)
 • Swedish 0.6%
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.1%
 • 15 to 64 63.4%
 • 65 or older 18.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.mynamaki.fi

Mynämäki (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈmynæˌmæki]) (swe. Virmo) 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 7,917 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 536.08 square kilometres (206.98 sq mi) of which 16.37 km2 (6.32 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 15.23 inhabitants per square kilometre (39.4/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The municipality is known as Virmo in Swedish documents.[6]

The municipality of Karjala was consolidated with Mynämäki in 1977. The municipality of Mietoinen was consolidated with Mynämäki in 2007.

Some villages in the municipality are Aarlahti (in Mietoinen) and Saari (Swedish: Saris).

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. 
  6. ^ "Svenska ortnamn i Finland" (in Swedish). Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. 20 October 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 

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