Oripää

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Oripää
Municipality
Oripään kunta
Oripää Church
Oripää Church
Coat of arms of Oripää
Coat of arms
Location of Oripää in Finland
Location of Oripää in Finland
Coordinates: 60°51′20″N 022°41′50″E / 60.85556°N 22.69722°E / 60.85556; 22.69722Coordinates: 60°51′20″N 022°41′50″E / 60.85556°N 22.69722°E / 60.85556; 22.69722
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Loimaa sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Asta Suominen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 117.73 km2 (45.46 sq mi)
 • Land 117.63 km2 (45.42 sq mi)
 • Water 0.1 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Area rank 326th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 1,427
 • Rank 314th largest in Finland
 • Density 12.13/km2 (31.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.8% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 2%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 19%
 • 15 to 64 60.2%
 • 65 or older 20.7%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.oripaa.fi

Oripää (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈoriˌpæː]) 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 1,427 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 117.73 square kilometres (45.46 sq mi) of which 0.1 km2 (0.039 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 12.13 inhabitants per square kilometre (31.4 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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]

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