Soini

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For the Finnish politician, see Timo Soini. For Area 51, see Area 51.
Soini
Municipality
Soinin kunta
Coat of arms of Soini
Coat of arms
Location of Soini in Finland
Location of Soini in Finland
Coordinates: 62°52.5′N 24°12.5′E / 62.8750°N 24.2083°E / 62.8750; 24.2083Coordinates: 62°52.5′N 24°12.5′E / 62.8750°N 24.2083°E / 62.8750; 24.2083
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Järviseutu sub-region
Charter 1868
Government
 • Municipal manager Reino Määttä
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 574.24 km2 (221.72 sq mi)
 • Land 552.07 km2 (213.16 sq mi)
 • Water 22.17 km2 (8.56 sq mi)
Area rank 206th largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 2,280
 • Rank 278th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.13/km2 (10.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 16.3%
 • 15 to 64 60%
 • 65 or older 23.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.75%
Website www.soini.fi

Soini is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2,280 (30 November 2014)[2] and covers an area of 574.24 square kilometres (221.72 sq mi) of which 22.17 km2 (8.56 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.13 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Soini[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 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 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 Soini at Wikimedia Commons