Vesilahti

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Vesilahti
Vesilax
Municipality
Vesilahden kunta
Coat of arms of Vesilahti
Coat of arms
Location of Vesilahti in Finland
Location of Vesilahti in Finland
Coordinates: 61°18.5′N 023°37′E / 61.3083°N 23.617°E / 61.3083; 23.617Coordinates: 61°18.5′N 023°37′E / 61.3083°N 23.617°E / 61.3083; 23.617
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionTampere sub-region
Charter1869
Government
 • Municipal managerErkki Paloniemi
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total353.94 km2 (136.66 sq mi)
 • Land300.95 km2 (116.20 sq mi)
 • Water52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi)
Area rank234th largest in Finland
Population (2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total4,437
 • Rank193rd largest in Finland
 • Density14.74/km2 (38.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish98.8% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 1423.7%
 • 15 to 6461%
 • 65 or older15.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.vesilahti.fi

Vesilahti (Swedish: Vesilax) is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,437 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 353.94 square kilometres (136.66 sq mi) of which 52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 14.74 inhabitants per square kilometre (38.2/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Born in Vesilahti[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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.

External links[edit]

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