Veteli

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Veteli
Vetil
Municipality
Vetelin kunta
Coat of arms of Veteli
Coat of arms
Location of Veteli in Finland
Location of Veteli in Finland
Coordinates: 63°28.5′N 23°47.5′E / 63.4750°N 23.7917°E / 63.4750; 23.7917Coordinates: 63°28.5′N 23°47.5′E / 63.4750°N 23.7917°E / 63.4750; 23.7917
Country  Finland
Region Central Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kaustinen sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Hannu Jyrkkä
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 520.91 km2 (201.12 sq mi)
 • Land 502.31 km2 (193.94 sq mi)
 • Water 18.6 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Area rank 174th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 3,253
 • Rank 220th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.48/km2 (16.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.5% (official)
 • Swedish 1.5%
 • Others 1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 15.8%
 • 15 to 64 62.6%
 • 65 or older 21.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.75%
Website www.veteli.fi

Veteli (Swedish: Vetil) 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 3,253 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 520.91 square kilometres (201.12 sq mi) of which 18.6 km2 (7.2 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.48 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.8/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Veteli:

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 sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017.  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. 

External links[edit]

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