Taivassalo

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Taivassalo

Taivassalo – Tövsala
Municipality
Taivassalon kunta
Tövsala kommun
Taivassalo Church
Taivassalo Church
Coat of arms of Taivassalo
Coat of arms
Location of Taivassalo in Finland
Location of Taivassalo in Finland
Coordinates: 60°33.7′N 021°36.5′E / 60.5617°N 21.6083°E / 60.5617; 21.6083Coordinates: 60°33.7′N 021°36.5′E / 60.5617°N 21.6083°E / 60.5617; 21.6083
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionVakka-Suomi sub-region
Founded1155
Government
 • Municipal managerVesa Rantala
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total217.68 km2 (84.05 sq mi)
 • Land140.44 km2 (54.22 sq mi)
 • Water77.23 km2 (29.82 sq mi)
Area rank284th largest in Finland
Population
(2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total1,660
 • Rank282nd largest in Finland
 • Density11.82/km2 (30.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish97.9% (official)
 • Swedish0.6%
 • Others1.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1412.3%
 • 15 to 6462.5%
 • 65 or older25.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.taivassalo.fi

Taivassalo (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈtɑiʋɑˌsːɑlo]; Swedish: Tövsala) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 1,660 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 217.68 square kilometres (84.05 sq mi) of which 77.23 km2 (29.82 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.82 inhabitants per square kilometre (30.6/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People[edit]

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 kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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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