Ilmajoki

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Ilmajoki
Municipality
Ilmajoen kunta
Ilmajoki church
Ilmajoki church
Coat of arms of Ilmajoki
Coat of arms
Location of Ilmajoki in Finland
Location of Ilmajoki in Finland
Coordinates: 62°44′N 022°35′E / 62.733°N 22.583°E / 62.733; 22.583Coordinates: 62°44′N 022°35′E / 62.733°N 22.583°E / 62.733; 22.583
Country  Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Seinäjoki sub-region
Founded 1865
Government
 • Municipality manager Seppo Pirttikoski
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 576.78 km2 (222.70 sq mi)
 • Land 576.79 km2 (222.70 sq mi)
 • Water 2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Area rank 147th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 12,178
 • Rank 84th largest in Finland
 • Density 21.11/km2 (54.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 19.2%
 • 15 to 64 63.8%
 • 65 or older 17%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.ilmajoki.fi

Ilmajoki (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈilmɑjoki], Swedish: Ilmola [ilmolɑ]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The population of Ilmajoki is 12,178 (31 March 2016)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 576.79 km2 (222.70 sq mi) of which 2.90 km2 (1.12 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2016).[1] The population density is 21.11/km2 (54.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The Seinäjoki Airport is located in Ilmajoki. Flybe Nordic has its head office by the airport.[6]

Notable individuals[edit]

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. 
  6. ^ "Flybe Nordic at OH-Bomm Retrieved on 20 September 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ilmajoki at Wikimedia Commons

Kalajaisjärvi, the only lake in Ilmajoki.