Muurame Church, designed by Alvar Aalto
Location of Muurame in Finland
|• Municipal manager||Ari Ranta-aho|
|• Total||194.05 km2 (74.92 sq mi)|
|• Land||144.06 km2 (55.62 sq mi)|
|• Water||49.99 km2 (19.30 sq mi)|
|Area rank||280th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||104th largest in Finland|
|• Density||69.73/km2 (180.6/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.9% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||23.4%|
|• 15 to 64||65%|
|• 65 or older||11.6%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Municipal tax rate||19.5%|
Muurame is a municipality of Finland, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-west of Jyväskylä. Muurame itself is located between two lakes, Lake Päijänne and Lake Muuratjärvi. These two lakes are connected to each other via River Muurame. All together there are 37 lakes in Muurame. Biggest lakes beside Päijänne are Muuratjärvi and Lake Kuusjärvi. River Muurame streams through the population center of Muurame. Muurame was founded in 1921.
Church of Muurame is of Alvar Aalto's design.
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Media related to Muurame at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Muurame – Official website (in Finnish)
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