Orimattila

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Orimattila
Town
Orimattilan kaupunki
Orimattila Church
Orimattila Church
Coat of arms of Orimattila
Coat of arms
Location of Orimattila in Finland
Location of Orimattila in Finland
Country  Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Charter 1636
City rights 1992
Government
 • Town manager Osmo Pieski
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 785.14 km2 (303.14 sq mi)
 • Land 785.34 km2 (303.22 sq mi)
 • Water 28.87 km2 (11.15 sq mi)
Area rank 105th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 16,279
 • Rank 72nd largest in Finland
 • Density 20.73/km2 (53.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98% (official)
 • Swedish 0.5%
 • Others 1.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.7%
 • 15 to 64 63.8%
 • 65 or older 17.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Climate Dfc
Website www.orimattila.fi

Orimattila is a town and municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality has a population of 16,279 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 785.14 square kilometres (303.14 sq mi) of which 28.87 km2 (11.15 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 20.73 inhabitants per square kilometre (53.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Artjärvi was consolidated with Orimattila on 1 January 2011.[6]

Sports[edit]

The following sports clubs are located in Orimattila:

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Orimattila is twinned with:

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. 
  6. ^ "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Helsinki: Suomen Kuntaliitto. 2 July 2010. Retrieved January 1, 2011. 
  7. ^ "International cooperation". Valka. Retrieved 4 May 2014. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Orimattila at Wikimedia Commons