Jämijärvi

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Jämijärvi
Municipality
Jämijärven kunta
Coat of arms of Jämijärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Jämijärvi in Finland
Location of Jämijärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 61°49′N 022°41.5′E / 61.817°N 22.6917°E / 61.817; 22.6917Coordinates: 61°49′N 022°41.5′E / 61.817°N 22.6917°E / 61.817; 22.6917
Country  Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Northern Satakunta sub-region
Charter 1865
Government
 • Municipal manager Esa Ala-Karvia
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 214.35 km2 (82.76 sq mi)
 • Land 214.34 km2 (82.76 sq mi)
 • Water 9.99 km2 (3.86 sq mi)
Area rank 257th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 1,940
 • Rank 274th largest in Finland
 • Density 9.05/km2 (23.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.5% (official)
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17%
 • 15 to 64 60.1%
 • 65 or older 22.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Climate Dfc
Website www.jamijarvi.fi

Jämijärvi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The municipality has a population of 1,940 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 214.35 square kilometres (82.76 sq mi) of which 9.99 km2 (3.86 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.05 inhabitants per square kilometre (23.4/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Jämijärvi Airfield is one of the busiest general aviation airfields in Finland. A serious aviation accident happened in Jämijärvi in April 2014.

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. 

External links[edit]

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