Vammala

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Vammala
Former town and municipality
Vammalan kaupunki
Coat of arms of Vammala
Coat of arms
Location of Vammala in Finland
Location of Vammala in Finland
Coordinates: 61°20.5′N 022°54.5′E / 61.3417°N 22.9083°E / 61.3417; 22.9083Coordinates: 61°20.5′N 022°54.5′E / 61.3417°N 22.9083°E / 61.3417; 22.9083
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region South Western Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter 1907
Consolidated 2009
Area[1]
 • Total 876 km2 (338 sq mi)
 • Land 803.87 km2 (310.38 sq mi)
 • Water 72.13 km2 (27.85 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 16,635
 • Density 20.69/km2 (53.6/sq mi)
Population by age
 • 0 to 14 16.8%
 • 15 to 64 61.6%
 • 65 or older 21.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vammala is a former town and municipality of southwestern Finland, chartered in 1907.

On 1 January 2009 Vammala was consolidated with the municipalities of Mouhijärvi and Äetsä, to form a new city named Sastamala.

Geography[edit]

Vammala was located in the southwest Pirkanmaa region, and was part of the former (1997 to 2010) province of Western Finland.

Demographics

The municipality had a population of 16,635 (31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 803.87 square kilometres (310.38 sq mi).[1] The population density was 20.29 inhabitants per square kilometre (52.6 /sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 13 April 2010. 

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