Hollola

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Hollola
Municipality
Hollolan kunta
The medieval church of Hollola
The medieval church of Hollola
Coat of arms of Hollola
Coat of arms
Location of Hollola in Finland
Location of Hollola in Finland
Coordinates: 60°59.2′N 025°31′E / 60.9867°N 25.517°E / 60.9867; 25.517Coordinates: 60°59.2′N 025°31′E / 60.9867°N 25.517°E / 60.9867; 25.517
Country  Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Charter 1865
Government
 • Municipal manager Päivi Rahkonen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 650.97 km2 (251.34 sq mi)
 • Land 463.18 km2 (178.83 sq mi)
 • Water 68.66 km2 (26.51 sq mi)
Area rank 132nd largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 23,913
 • Rank 44th largest in Finland
 • Density 51.63/km2 (133.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 1.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 20.3%
 • 15 to 64 65%
 • 65 or older 14.7%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.hollola.fi

Hollola is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality has a population of 23,913 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 650.97 square kilometres (251.34 sq mi) of which 68.66 km2 (26.51 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 51.63 inhabitants per square kilometre (133.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Hollola has the tallest structure in Finland, the Tiirismaa TV-Tower.

A popular resort in Hollola is Messilä. There you can do cross-country-skiing, downhill skiing, tramping and play golf. There is a hotel and a camping site in Messilä. Messilä is located by Vesijärvi.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Hollola is twinned with:

Culture[edit]

So called Hollolan näkkileipä.

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. 
  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. 

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