Halsua

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Halsua
Municipality
Halsuan kunta
Coat of arms of Halsua
Coat of arms
Location of Halsua in Finland
Location of Halsua in Finland
Coordinates: 63°27.8′N 024°10′E / 63.4633°N 24.167°E / 63.4633; 24.167Coordinates: 63°27.8′N 024°10′E / 63.4633°N 24.167°E / 63.4633; 24.167
Country  Finland
Region Central Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kaustinen sub-region
Charter 1868
Government
 • Municipal manager Kalevi Lindfors
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 413.01 km2 (159.46 sq mi)
 • Land 412.70 km2 (159.34 sq mi)
 • Water 15.63 km2 (6.03 sq mi)
Area rank 201st largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 1,211
 • Rank 295th largest in Finland
 • Density 2.93/km2 (7.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.6%
 • Others 0.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 15.6%
 • 15 to 64 60.4%
 • 65 or older 24%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.halsua.fi

Halsua is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 1,211 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 413.01 square kilometres (159.46 sq mi) of which 15.63 km2 (6.03 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.93 inhabitants per square kilometre (7.6/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Halsua:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "population_count" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  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 Halsua at Wikimedia Commons