Taivassalo

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Taivassalo
Municipality
Taivassalon kunta
Taivassalo Church
Taivassalo Church
Coat of arms of Taivassalo
Coat of arms
Location of Taivassalo in Finland
Location of Taivassalo in Finland
Coordinates: 60°33.7′N 021°36.5′E / 60.5617°N 21.6083°E / 60.5617; 21.6083Coordinates: 60°33.7′N 021°36.5′E / 60.5617°N 21.6083°E / 60.5617; 21.6083
Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Vakka-Suomi sub-region
Founded 1155
Government
 • Municipal manager Vesa Rantala
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 217.67 km2 (84.04 sq mi)
 • Land 140.44 km2 (54.22 sq mi)
 • Water 77.23 km2 (29.82 sq mi)
Area rank 296th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 1,657
 • Rank 303rd largest in Finland
 • Density 11.8/km2 (31/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.6%
 • Others 1.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.3%
 • 15 to 64 62.5%
 • 65 or older 25.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.taivassalo.fi

Taivassalo (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈtɑiʋɑˌsːɑlo]; Swedish: Tövsala) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality has a population of 1,657 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 217.67 square kilometres (84.04 sq mi) of which 77.23 km2 (29.82 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (31/sq mi).

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 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]

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