Veteli

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Veteli

Vetil
Municipality
Vetelin kunta
Vetils kommun
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
RegionCentral Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionKaustinen sub-region
Government
 • Municipal managerHannu Jyrkkä
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total520.91 km2 (201.12 sq mi)
 • Land502.31 km2 (193.94 sq mi)
 • Water18.6 km2 (7.2 sq mi)
Area rank174th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total3,161
 • Rank220th largest in Finland
 • Density6.29/km2 (16.3/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish97.5% (official)
 • Swedish1.5%
 • Others1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1415.8%
 • 15 to 6462.6%
 • 65 or older21.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.75%
Websitewww.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 3,161 (31 January 2019)[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 6.29 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.3/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics[edit]

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election 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 "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.

External links[edit]

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