Tammela, Finland

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Tammela
Municipality
Tammelan kunta
Tammela kommun
Stone church of Tammela
Stone church of Tammela
Coat of arms of Tammela
Location of Tammela in Finland
Location of Tammela in Finland
Coordinates: 60°48′N 023°46′E / 60.800°N 23.767°E / 60.800; 23.767Coordinates: 60°48′N 023°46′E / 60.800°N 23.767°E / 60.800; 23.767
Country Finland
RegionTavastia Proper
Sub-regionForssa sub-region
Charter1868
Government
 • Municipality managerKalle Larsson
 • Density0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Websitewww.tammela.fi

Tammela is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 6,001 (31 March 2021)[1] and it covers an area of 715.15 square kilometres (276.12 sq mi) of which 74.72 square kilometres (28.85 sq mi) is inland water (2018-01-01).[2] The population density is 9 inhabitants per square kilometre (23/sq mi) (31 March 2021). The first mention of a village named Tammela was in documents from 1423.

Neighbouring municipalities are Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Jokioinen, Karkkila, Lohja, Loppi, Somero and Urjala. The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Two national parks, Torronsuo National Park and Liesjärvi National Park, are located in Tammela municipality.[6]

Tammela is also the name of a district in the city of Tampere.

Villages[edit]

Hevoniemi, Hykkilä, Häiviä, Kallio, Kankainen, Kaukjärvi, Kaukola, Kuuslammi, Kytö, Letku, Liesjärvi, Lunkaa, Mustiala, Myllykylä, Ojainen, Pappila, Patamo, Pikonkorpi, Porras, Riihivalkama, Saari, Sukula, Susikas, Taljala, Talpia, Tammela, Teuro, Torajärvi, Torro.

People born in Tammela[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n "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. ^ a b "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Population according to age (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  6. ^ "Luonnonsuojelu". Luonnonsuojelu Tammela. May 3, 2019. Retrieved May 3, 2019.

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