Pöytyä

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Pöytyä
Pöytyä – Pöytis
Municipality
Pöytyän kunta
Pöytis kommun
Yläne Church
Yläne Church
Coat of arms of Pöytyä
Coat of arms
Location of Pöytyä in Finland
Location of Pöytyä in Finland
Coordinates: 60°43′N 022°36′E / 60.717°N 22.600°E / 60.717; 22.600Coordinates: 60°43′N 022°36′E / 60.717°N 22.600°E / 60.717; 22.600
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionLoimaa sub-region
Government
 • Municipal managerKari Jokela
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total773.69 km2 (298.72 sq mi)
 • Land750.01 km2 (289.58 sq mi)
 • Water23.68 km2 (9.14 sq mi)
Area rank113th largest in Finland
Population (2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total8,347
 • Rank119th largest in Finland
 • Density11.13/km2 (28.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish98.6% (official)
 • Swedish0.4%
 • Others1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 1418.2%
 • 15 to 6462%
 • 65 or older19.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.poytya.fi

Pöytyä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpøyty.æ]) (Swedish: Pöytis) is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.

The municipality has a population of 8,347 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 773.69 square kilometres (298.72 sq mi) of which 23.68 km2 (9.14 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.13 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.8/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The neighbouring municipality of Karinainen was merged into Pöytyä in the beginning of 2005. The neighbouring municipality of Yläne was merged into Pöytyä in the beginning of 2009.

Pöytyä's neighbouring municipalities are Aura, Eura, Lieto, Loimaa, Marttila, Mynämäki, Oripää and Säkylä.

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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 "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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.

External links[edit]

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