Perho

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Perho
Municipality
Perhon kunta
Coat of arms of Perho
Coat of arms
Location of Perho in Finland
Location of Perho in Finland
Coordinates: 63°13′N 024°25′E / 63.217°N 24.417°E / 63.217; 24.417Coordinates: 63°13′N 024°25′E / 63.217°N 24.417°E / 63.217; 24.417
Country Finland
Region Central Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kaustinen sub-region
Charter 1868
Government
 • Municipal manager Ari Kinnunen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 775.19 km2 (299.30 sq mi)
 • Land 747.94 km2 (288.78 sq mi)
 • Water 27.25 km2 (10.52 sq mi)
Area rank 152nd largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 2,923
 • Rank 252nd largest in Finland
 • Density 3.91/km2 (10.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 24.9%
 • 15 to 64 58.4%
 • 65 or older 16.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.perho.com

Perho is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2,923 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 775.19 square kilometres (299.30 sq mi) of which 27.25 km2 (10.52 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 3.91 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.1 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Twinnings[edit]

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. 
  6. ^ "Antsla valla arengukava 2003–2012" (in Estonian). Antsla vald. p. 81. Retrieved 23 July 2011. 

External links[edit]

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