Punkalaidun

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Punkalaidun
Municipality
Punkalaitumen kunta
The Municipal House
The Municipal House
Coat of arms of Punkalaidun
Coat of arms
Location of Punkalaidun in Finland
Location of Punkalaidun in Finland
Coordinates: 61°06.7′N 023°06.3′E / 61.1117°N 23.1050°E / 61.1117; 23.1050Coordinates: 61°06.7′N 023°06.3′E / 61.1117°N 23.1050°E / 61.1117; 23.1050
Country  Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region South western Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter 1639
Government
 • Municipal manager Jyrki Moilanen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 361.08 km2 (139.41 sq mi)
 • Land 361.07 km2 (139.41 sq mi)
 • Water 2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Area rank 213th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 2,954
 • Rank 231st largest in Finland
 • Density 8.18/km2 (21.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 2.1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.5%
 • 15 to 64 58.5%
 • 65 or older 28%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.punkalaidun.fi

Punkalaidun is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 2,954 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 361.08 square kilometres (139.41 sq mi) of which 2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (21.2/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Huittinen, Humppila, Loimaa, Urjala, and Sastamala.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Hakuni, Halkivaha, Hankuri, Haviokoski, Jalasjoki, Kannisto, Kanteenmaa, Kivisenoja, Kokkola, Koskioinen, Kostila, Kouvola, Liitsola, Moisio, Mäenpää, Oriniemi, Parrila, Sarkkila, Suttila, Pärnänmaa, Talala, Teikarla, and Vanttila.

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, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  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]

Media related to Punkalaidun at Wikimedia Commons