Jalasjärvi

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Jalasjärvi
Former municipality
Jalasjärven kunta
Coat of arms of Jalasjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Jalasjärvi in Finland
Location of Jalasjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°29.5′N 022°46′E / 62.4917°N 22.767°E / 62.4917; 22.767Coordinates: 62°29.5′N 022°46′E / 62.4917°N 22.767°E / 62.4917; 22.767
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Seinäjoki sub-region
Charter 1867
Consolidated 2016
Government
 • Municipal manager Juha Luukko
Area[1]
 • Total 830.39 km2 (320.62 sq mi)
 • Land 818.70 km2 (316.10 sq mi)
 • Water 11.69 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Population (2015-06-30)[2]
 • Total 7,834
 • Density 9.57/km2 (24.8/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.jalasjarvi.fi

Jalasjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged to the town of Kurikka on 1 January 2016.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The population of Jalasjärvi was 7,834 (30 June 2015)[2] and covered a land area of 818.70 km2 (316.10 sq mi).[1] The population density was 9.5688/km2 (24.7832/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Alavalli, Hirvijärvi, Ilvesjoki, Jalasjärvi, Jokipii, Keskikylä, Koskue, Luopajärvi, Sikakylä, Taivalmaa and Ylivalli.

Sights[edit]

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 30.06.2015" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 

External links[edit]

Local heritage museum of Jalasjarvi