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
Orimattila is located in Finland
Orimattila
Orimattila
Location of Orimattila in Finland
Coordinates: 60°48.5′N 025°44′E / 60.8083°N 25.733°E / 60.8083; 25.733Coordinates: 60°48.5′N 025°44′E / 60.8083°N 25.733°E / 60.8083; 25.733
Country Finland
Region Päijänne Tavastia
Sub-region Lahti sub-region
Charter 1636
City rights 1992
Government
 • Town manager Martti Heinonen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 814.21 km2 (314.37 sq mi)
 • Land 785.34 km2 (303.22 sq mi)
 • Water 28.87 km2 (11.15 sq mi)
Area rank 144th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 16,352
 • Rank 71st largest in Finland
 • Density 20.82/km2 (53.9/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%
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 16,352 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 814.21 square kilometres (314.37 sq mi) of which 28.87 km2 (11.15 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 20.82 inhabitants per square kilometre (53.9 /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 "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 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

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