Rusko

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Rusko
Municipality
Ruskon kunta
Rusko kommun
Sormat office in Rusko
Sormat office in Rusko
Coat of arms of Rusko
Coat of arms
Location of Rusko in Finland
Location of Rusko in Finland
Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E / 60.5417°N 22.2250°E / 60.5417; 22.2250Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E / 60.5417°N 22.2250°E / 60.5417; 22.2250
Country  Finland
Region Southwest Finland
Sub-region Turku sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Arto Oikarinen
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 127.90 km2 (49.38 sq mi)
 • Land 127.12 km2 (49.08 sq mi)
 • Water 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Area rank 287th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 6,211
 • Rank 156th largest in Finland
 • Density 48.86/km2 (126.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98% (official)
 • Swedish 1.2%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 23%
 • 15 to 64 64.8%
 • 65 or older 12.2%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.25%
Climate Dfb
Website www.rusko.fi

Rusko (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈrusko]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,211 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 127.90 square kilometres (49.38 sq mi) of which 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 48.86 inhabitants per square kilometre (126.5/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Vahto was consolidated with Rusko on January 1, 2009.

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]

Media related to Rusko at Wikimedia Commons