Honkajoki

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Honkajoki
Municipality
Honkajoen kunta
Coat of arms of Honkajoki
Coat of arms
Location of Honkajoki in Finland
Location of Honkajoki in Finland
Coordinates: 61°59′35″N 22°15′50″E / 61.99306°N 22.26389°E / 61.99306; 22.26389Coordinates: 61°59′35″N 22°15′50″E / 61.99306°N 22.26389°E / 61.99306; 22.26389
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pohjois-Satakunta sub-region
Charter 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Mauno Mäkiranta
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 333.02 km2 (128.58 sq mi)
 • Land 331.22 km2 (127.88 sq mi)
 • Water 1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Area rank 270th largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 1,793
 • Rank 296th largest in Finland
 • Density 5.41/km2 (14.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 96.5% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 3.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.9%
 • 15 to 64 64.5%
 • 65 or older 21.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.25%
Website www.honkajoki.fi

Honkajoki is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The population of Honkajoki is 1,793 (30 November 2014)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 331.22 km2 (127.88 sq mi) of which 1.80 km2 (0.69 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2011).[1] The population density is 5.41/km2 (14.0/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 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]

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