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
Coat of arms
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. The first mention of a village named Tammela was in documents from 1423.

It is located in the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 6,063 (31 January 2019)[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 January 2019).

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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  5. ^ a b c d e "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.
  6. ^ "Luonnonsuojelu". Luonnonsuojelu Tammela. May 3, 2019. Retrieved May 3, 2019.

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