Punkalaidun

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Punkalaidun
Municipality
Punkalaitumen kunta
The Municipal House
The Municipal House
Coat of arms of Punkalaidun
Coat of arms
Location of Punkalaidun in Finland
Location of Punkalaidun in Finland
Coordinates: 61°06.7′N 023°06.3′E / 61.1117°N 23.1050°E / 61.1117; 23.1050Coordinates: 61°06.7′N 023°06.3′E / 61.1117°N 23.1050°E / 61.1117; 23.1050
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region South western Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter 1639
Government
 • Municipal manager Heidi Rämö
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 364.02 km2 (140.55 sq mi)
 • Land 361.07 km2 (139.41 sq mi)
 • Water 2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Area rank 258th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 3,232
 • Rank 242nd largest in Finland
 • Density 8.95/km2 (23.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 2.1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.5%
 • 15 to 64 58.5%
 • 65 or older 28%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.punkalaidun.fi

Punkalaidun is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 3,232 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 364.02 square kilometres (140.55 sq mi) of which 2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.95 inhabitants per square kilometre (23.2 /sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities: Huittinen, Humppila, Loimaa, Urjala and Sastamala.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Hakuni (Punkalaidun), Halkivaha, Hankuri, Haviokoski, Jalasjoki (Punkalaidun), Kannisto (Punkalaidun), Kanteenmaa, Kivisenoja, Kokkola (Punkalaidun), Koskioinen, Kostila, Kouvola (Punkalaidun), Liitsola, Moisio (Punkalaidun), Mäenpää, Oriniemi (Punkalaidun), Parrila, Sarkkila (Punkalaidun), Suttila (Punkalaidun), Pärnänmaa, Talala, Teikarla, Vanttila (Punkalaidun)

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 Punkalaidun at Wikimedia Commons