Nastola

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Nastola
Municipality
Nastolan kunta
Nastola Church
Nastola Church
Coat of arms of Nastola
Coat of arms
Location of Nastola in Finland
Location of Nastola in Finland
Coordinates: 60°57′N 025°56′E / 60.950°N 25.933°E / 60.950; 25.933Coordinates: 60°57′N 025°56′E / 60.950°N 25.933°E / 60.950; 25.933
Country Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Government
 • Municipality manager Pauli Syyrakki
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 362.86 km2 (140.10 sq mi)
 • Land 324.19 km2 (125.17 sq mi)
 • Water 38.67 km2 (14.93 sq mi)
Area rank 260th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 15,066
 • Rank 77th largest in Finland
 • Density 46.47/km2 (120.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 1.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.8%
 • 15 to 64 67.1%
 • 65 or older 14.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.nastola.fi

Nastola is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality has a population of 15,066 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 362.86 square kilometres (140.10 sq mi) of which 38.67 km2 (14.93 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 46.47 inhabitants per square kilometre (120.4 /sq mi). Nastola is located between two major cities: Lahti and Kouvola.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

List of villages[edit]

Arrajoki, Immilä, Koiskala, Lankila, Pyhäntaka, Ruuhijärvi, Uusikylä, Vanaja, Villähde, Kirkonkylä, Rakokivi, Seesta- Luhtaanmaa, Järvinen, Tapiola.

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 Nastola at Wikimedia Commons