Pöytyä

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Pöytyä
Municipality
Pöytyän kunta
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
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Loimaa sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Kari Jokela
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 750.04 km2 (289.59 sq mi)
 • Land 750.01 km2 (289.58 sq mi)
 • Water 23.68 km2 (9.14 sq mi)
Area rank 113th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 8,547
 • Rank 119th largest in Finland
 • Density 11.4/km2 (30/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.6% (official)
 • Swedish 0.4%
 • Others 1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.2%
 • 15 to 64 62%
 • 65 or older 19.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Climate Dfb
Website www.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 8,547 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 750.04 square kilometres (289.59 sq mi) of which 23.68 km2 (9.14 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.4 inhabitants per square kilometre (30/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.

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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. 

External links[edit]

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