Nakkila

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Nakkila
Municipality
Nakkilan kunta
Kauppatie, the main street of Nakkila's centre in December 2014.
Kauppatie, the main street of Nakkila's centre in December 2014.
Coat of arms of Nakkila
Coat of arms
Location of Nakkila in Finland
Location of Nakkila in Finland
Coordinates: 61°22′N 022°00′E / 61.367°N 22.000°E / 61.367; 22.000Coordinates: 61°22′N 022°00′E / 61.367°N 22.000°E / 61.367; 22.000
Country  Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Charter 1861
Government
 • Municipal manager Kalevi Virén
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 184.88 km2 (71.38 sq mi)
 • Land 182.91 km2 (70.62 sq mi)
 • Water 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Area rank 268th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 5,534
 • Rank 160th largest in Finland
 • Density 30.26/km2 (78.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.5%
 • 15 to 64 62.4%
 • 65 or older 20.1%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Climate Dfc
Website www.nakkila.fi

Nakkila 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 5,534 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 184.88 square kilometres (71.38 sq mi) of which 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 30.26 inhabitants per square kilometre (78.4/sq mi). There are two major sights in Nakkila, the church and the film studio Villilä, often referred as "Hollywood of Finland".

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The name Nackeby was earlier used in Swedish.[6]

Politics

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Nakkila:

Sister cities

Nakkila is twinned with:

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017.
  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. ^ http://www.nakkila.fi/?lang=fi&url=muut/yleista.xml

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