Pyhäranta

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Pyhäranta
Municipality
Pyhärannan kunta
Pyhäranta kommun
Coat of arms of Pyhäranta
Coat of arms
Location of Pyhäranta in Finland
Location of Pyhäranta in Finland
Coordinates: 60°57′N 021°26.5′E / 60.950°N 21.4417°E / 60.950; 21.4417Coordinates: 60°57′N 021°26.5′E / 60.950°N 21.4417°E / 60.950; 21.4417
Country  Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Vakka-Suomi sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Leena Hoikkala
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 291.75 km2 (112.65 sq mi)
 • Land 143.25 km2 (55.31 sq mi)
 • Water 148.5 km2 (57.3 sq mi)
Area rank 281st largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 2,092
 • Rank 264th largest in Finland
 • Density 14.6/km2 (38/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.4%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 16.5%
 • 15 to 64 64.1%
 • 65 or older 19.4%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Climate Dfb
Website www.pyharanta.fi

Pyhäranta (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpyhæˌrɑntɑ]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 2,092 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 291.75 square kilometres (112.65 sq mi) of which 148.5 km2 (57.3 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 14.6 inhabitants per square kilometre (38/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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 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]

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