Nousiainen

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Nousiainen

Nousis
Municipality
Nousiaisten kunta
Nousis kommun
Nousiainen Church
Nousiainen Church
Coat of arms of Nousiainen
Coat of arms
Location of Nousiainen in Finland
Location of Nousiainen in Finland
Coordinates: 60°36′N 022°05′E / 60.600°N 22.083°E / 60.600; 22.083Coordinates: 60°36′N 022°05′E / 60.600°N 22.083°E / 60.600; 22.083
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
Charter1867
Government
 • Municipal managerJuhani Kylämäkilä
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total199.55 km2 (77.05 sq mi)
 • Land198.81 km2 (76.76 sq mi)
 • Water0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Area rank263rd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total4,733
 • Rank182nd largest in Finland
 • Density23.81/km2 (61.7/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98.3% (official)
 • Swedish0.8%
 • Others0.8%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1421.7%
 • 15 to 6464.5%
 • 65 or older13.7%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.nousiainen.fi

Nousiainen (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈnousiˌɑinen]; Swedish: Nousis) is a municipality of Finland.

Located in the Southwest Finland region. The Finnish-speaking municipality has a population of 4,733 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 199.55 square kilometres (77.05 sq mi) of which 0.62 km2 (0.24 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 23.81 inhabitants per square kilometre (61.7/sq mi)..

History[edit]

Nousiainen was the first seat of the bishop of Finland until the early 13th century, whereafter the seat was shifted to Turku. It remained, however, a place of pilgrimage throughout the Middle Ages.[6] The coat of arms of Nousiainen depicts Bishop Henry and Lalli.

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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. ^ David Kirby, A Concise History of Finland (Cambridge, 2006), p. 7.

External links[edit]

Media related to Nousiainen at Wikimedia Commons