Ulvila

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Ulvila
Town
Ulvilan kaupunki
Ulvila Church
Ulvila Church
Coat of arms of Ulvila
Coat of arms
Location of Ulvila in Finland
Location of Ulvila in Finland
Coordinates: 61°26′N 021°54′E / 61.433°N 21.900°E / 61.433; 21.900Coordinates: 61°26′N 021°54′E / 61.433°N 21.900°E / 61.433; 21.900
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Charter (as a town) 1365
Lost town privileges 1558
Gained town privileges 2000
Government
 • Town manager Arto Saarinen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 422.52 km2 (163.14 sq mi)
 • Land 400.70 km2 (154.71 sq mi)
 • Water 21.82 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
Area rank 246th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 13,343
 • Rank 83rd largest in Finland
 • Density 33.3/km2 (86/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.1%
 • 15 to 64 64.1%
 • 65 or older 17.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.ulvila.fi

Ulvila (Swedish: Ulvsby) is a town and municipality of Finland. It is one of the six medieval cities of Finland. Its position as city was taken over by Pori in the 16th century.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The municipality has a population of 13,343 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 422.52 square kilometres (163.14 sq mi) of which 21.82 km2 (8.42 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 33.3 inhabitants per square kilometre (86/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Ulvila:

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ulvila is twinned with:

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 Ulvila at Wikimedia Commons