Soini

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For the Finnish politician, see Timo Soini.
Soini
Municipality
Soinin kunta
Coat of arms of Soini
Coat of arms
Location of Soini in Finland
Location of Soini in Finland
Coordinates: 62°52.5′N 24°12.5′E / 62.8750°N 24.2083°E / 62.8750; 24.2083Coordinates: 62°52.5′N 24°12.5′E / 62.8750°N 24.2083°E / 62.8750; 24.2083
Country  Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Järviseutu sub-region
Charter 1868
Government
 • Municipal manager Stefan Sundberg
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 551.95 km2 (213.11 sq mi)
 • Land 552.07 km2 (213.16 sq mi)
 • Water 22.17 km2 (8.56 sq mi)
Area rank 155th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 2,213
 • Rank 261st largest in Finland
 • Density 4.01/km2 (10.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 16.3%
 • 15 to 64 60%
 • 65 or older 23.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.75%
Website www.soini.fi

Soini is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2,213 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 551.95 square kilometres (213.11 sq mi) of which 22.17 km2 (8.56 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.01 inhabitants per square kilometre (10.4/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Soini[edit]

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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