Siikainen

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Siikainen
SiikainenSiikais
Municipality
Siikaisten kunta
Siikais kommun
Eteläpää in Siikaniemi
Eteläpää in Siikaniemi
Coat of arms of Siikainen
Coat of arms
Location of Siikainen in Finland
Location of Siikainen in Finland
Coordinates: 61°53′N 021°49′E / 61.883°N 21.817°E / 61.883; 21.817Coordinates: 61°53′N 021°49′E / 61.883°N 21.817°E / 61.883; 21.817
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Northern Satakunta sub-region
Charter 1871
Government
 • Municipality manager Päivi Rantanen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 491.34 km2 (189.71 sq mi)
 • Land 463.24 km2 (178.86 sq mi)
 • Water 28.1 km2 (10.8 sq mi)
Area rank 236th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 1,663
 • Rank 304th largest in Finland
 • Density 3.59/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.8%
 • 15 to 64 58.2%
 • 65 or older 28%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.siikainen.fi

Siikainen (Swedish: Siikais) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the former province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The municipality has a population of 1,663 (31 January 2014)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 491.34 square kilometres (189.71 sq mi) of which 28.10 square kilometres (10.85 sq mi) is inland water (2011-01-01).[1] The population density is 4 inhabitants per square kilometre (10 /sq mi) (31 January 2014). The municipal manager of Siikainen is Päivi Rantanen.

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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