Rusko

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Ruskon kunta
Municipality
Sormat office in Rusko
Sormat office in Rusko
Coat of arms of Ruskon kunta
Coat of arms
Location of Rusko in Finland
Location of Rusko in Finland
Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E / 60.5417°N 22.2250°E / 60.5417; 22.2250Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E / 60.5417°N 22.2250°E / 60.5417; 22.2250
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Turku sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Arto Oikarinen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 127.90 km2 (49.38 sq mi)
 • Land 127.12 km2 (49.08 sq mi)
 • Water 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Area rank 323rd largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 5,870
 • Rank 169th largest in Finland
 • Density 46.18/km2 (119.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98% (official)
 • Swedish 1.2%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 23%
 • 15 to 64 64.8%
 • 65 or older 12.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.25%
Website www.rusko.fi

Rusko (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈrusko]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality has a population of 5,870 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 127.90 square kilometres (49.38 sq mi) of which 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 46.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (119.6 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Vahto was consolidated with Rusko on January 1, 2009.

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 Rusko at Wikimedia Commons