Toholampi

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Toholampi
Municipality
Toholammin kunta
Toholampi Kirkko
Toholampi Kirkko
Coat of arms of Toholampi
Coat of arms
Location of Toholampi in FinlandSuomessa.
Location of Toholampi in FinlandSuomessa.
Coordinates: 63°46.5′N 024°15′E / 63.7750°N 24.250°E / 63.7750; 24.250Coordinates: 63°46.5′N 024°15′E / 63.7750°N 24.250°E / 63.7750; 24.250
Country  Finland
Region Central Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kaustinen sub-region
Charter 1865
Government
 • Municipal manager Jukka Hillukkala
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 608.36 km2 (234.89 sq mi)
 • Land 608.43 km2 (234.92 sq mi)
 • Water 8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)
Area rank 139th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 3,290
 • Rank 218th largest in Finland
 • Density 5.41/km2 (14.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 19.2%
 • 15 to 64 61.6%
 • 65 or older 19.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.toholampi.fi

Toholampi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 3,290 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 608.36 square kilometres (234.89 sq mi) of which 8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (14.0/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Kannus, Kokkola, Lestijärvi and Sievi.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People[edit]

  • Hannu Hirvikoski, writer
  • Pekka Jylhä, sculptor
  • Mauri Leppänen, volleyballer
  • Virve Nuotio, soloist
  • Samsa Tuikka, runner
  • Teemu Wirkkala, javelin thrower
  • Albert Gebhard, painter

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.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "population_count" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  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. 

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