Tammela, Finland

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Tammela
Municipality
Tammelan kunta
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+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (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 6,106 (31 August 2018)[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 10 inhabitants per square kilometre (26/sq mi) (31 August 2018).

Neighbouring municipalities are Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Jokioinen, Karkkila, Lohja, Loppi, Somero and Urjala.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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]

Surnames[edit]

The most common surnames in Tammela and their frequencies as of 2014:[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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. ^ Most common surnames in Tammela

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