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
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionVakka-Suomi sub-region
Government
 • Municipal managerLeena Hoikkala
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total291.75 km2 (112.65 sq mi)
 • Land143.25 km2 (55.31 sq mi)
 • Water148.5 km2 (57.3 sq mi)
Area rank281st largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total2,023
 • Rank264th largest in Finland
 • Density14.12/km2 (36.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.1% (official)
 • Swedish0.4%
 • Others0.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.5%
 • 15 to 6464.1%
 • 65 or older19.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.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 2,023 (31 January 2019)[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 14.12 inhabitants per square kilometre (36.6/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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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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