Siuntio

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Siuntio
SiuntioSjundeå
Municipality
Siuntion kunta
Sjundeå kommun
St. Peter's Church in Siuntio
St. Peter's Church in Siuntio
Coat of arms of Siuntio
Coat of arms
Location of Siuntio in Finland
Location of Siuntio in Finland
Coordinates: 60°08′N 024°13′E / 60.133°N 24.217°E / 60.133; 24.217Coordinates: 60°08′N 024°13′E / 60.133°N 24.217°E / 60.133; 24.217
Country Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki sub-region
Government
 • Municipality manager Juha-Pekka Isotupa
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 266.12 km2 (102.75 sq mi)
 • Land 241.16 km2 (93.11 sq mi)
 • Water 24.96 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
Area rank 283rd largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 6,214
 • Rank 163rd largest in Finland
 • Density 25.77/km2 (66.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 65.8% (official)
 • Swedish 31.7% (official)
 • Others 2.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 22.3%
 • 15 to 64 66.5%
 • 65 or older 11.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 21%
Urbanisation 33.6%
Unemployment rate 5.8%
Website www.siuntio.fi

Siuntio (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsiuntio], Swedish: Sjundeå) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 6,214 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 266.12 square kilometres (102.75 sq mi) of which 24.96 km2 (9.64 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 25.77 inhabitants per square kilometre (66.7/sq mi).

The municipality is bilingual with the majority being Finnish and the minority Swedish-speakers.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Siuntio:

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 30.09.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 17 November 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 Siuntio at Wikimedia Commons