Vesilahti

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Vesilahti
Vesilax
Municipality
Vesilahden kunta
Coat of arms of Vesilahti
Coat of arms
Location of Vesilahti in Finland
Location of Vesilahti in Finland
Coordinates: 61°18.5′N 023°37′E / 61.3083°N 23.617°E / 61.3083; 23.617Coordinates: 61°18.5′N 023°37′E / 61.3083°N 23.617°E / 61.3083; 23.617
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region Tampere sub-region
Charter 1869
Government
 • Municipal manager Erkki Paloniemi
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 353.94 km2 (136.66 sq mi)
 • Land 300.95 km2 (116.20 sq mi)
 • Water 52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi)
Area rank 264th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 4,414
 • Rank 207th largest in Finland
 • Density 14.67/km2 (38.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.8% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 23.7%
 • 15 to 64 61%
 • 65 or older 15.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.vesilahti.fi

Vesilahti (Swedish: Vesilax) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,414 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 353.94 square kilometres (136.66 sq mi) of which 52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 14.67 inhabitants per square kilometre (38.0 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Born in Vesilahti[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 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 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 Vesilahti at Wikimedia Commons