Uurainen

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Uurainen
Municipality
Uuraisten kunta
Uurainens kommun
Uurainen Church
Uurainen Church
Coat of arms of Uurainen
Coat of arms
Location of Uurainen in Finland
Location of Uurainen in Finland
Coordinates: 62°30′N 025°26.2′E / 62.500°N 25.4367°E / 62.500; 25.4367Coordinates: 62°30′N 025°26.2′E / 62.500°N 25.4367°E / 62.500; 25.4367
Country Finland
RegionCentral Finland
Sub-regionJyväskylä sub-region
Charter1868
Government
 • Municipal managerJuha Valkama
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total372.26 km2 (143.73 sq mi)
 • Land348.04 km2 (134.38 sq mi)
 • Water24.22 km2 (9.35 sq mi)
Area rank221st largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total3,776
 • Rank209th largest in Finland
 • Density10.85/km2 (28.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.1% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others0.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1422.6%
 • 15 to 6461.4%
 • 65 or older16%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Websitewww.uurainen.fi

Uurainen (Swedish: Uurainen, also Urais) is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 3,776 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 372.26 square kilometres (143.73 sq mi) of which 24.22 km2 (9.35 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 10.85 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.1/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Jyväskylä, Laukaa, Multia, Petäjävesi, Saarijärvi and Äänekoski.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Nature

There are all together 125 lakes in Uurainen. Biggest lakes are Kyynämöinen, Sääkspää and Iso-Uurainen.[6]

Gallery

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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.
  6. ^ "Uurainen (kunta)". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.

External links

Media related to Uurainen at Wikimedia Commons