Nakkila

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Nakkila
Municipality
Nakkilan kunta
Kauppatie, the main street of Nakkila's centre in December 2014.
Kauppatie, the main street of Nakkila's centre in December 2014.
Coat of arms of Nakkila
Coat of arms
Location of Nakkila in Finland
Location of Nakkila in Finland
Coordinates: 61°22′N 022°00′E / 61.367°N 22.000°E / 61.367; 22.000Coordinates: 61°22′N 022°00′E / 61.367°N 22.000°E / 61.367; 22.000
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Charter 1861
Government
 • Municipal manager Kalevi Virén
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 184.88 km2 (71.38 sq mi)
 • Land 182.91 km2 (70.62 sq mi)
 • Water 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Area rank 309th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 5,645
 • Rank 170th largest in Finland
 • Density 30.86/km2 (79.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.5%
 • 15 to 64 62.4%
 • 65 or older 20.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.nakkila.fi

Nakkila 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 5,645 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 184.88 square kilometres (71.38 sq mi) of which 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 30.86 inhabitants per square kilometre (79.9/sq mi). There are two major sights in Nakkila, the church and the film studio Villilä, often referred as "Hollywood of Finland".

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The name Nackeby was earlier used in Swedish.[6]

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Nakkila:

Sister cities[edit]

Nakkila is twinned with:

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. ^ http://www.nakkila.fi/?lang=fi&url=muut/yleista.xml

External links[edit]

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