Yläne

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Yläne
Yläneen kunta
Yläne kommun
Coat of arms of Yläne
Coat of arms
Yläne.sijainti.suomi.2008.svg
CountryFinland
ProvinceWestern Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionLoimaa
Merged with PöytyäJanuary 1, 2009
Government
 • City managerRisto Laurikainen
Area
 • Total364.76 km2 (140.83 sq mi)
 • Land342.77 km2 (132.34 sq mi)
 • Water21.99 km2 (8.49 sq mi)
Area rank250th
Population
 (2003)
 • Total2,157
 • Rank341st
 • Density5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
 +0.1 % change
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Official languagesFinnish
Urbanisation45.4%
Unemployment rate12.7%
ClimateDfc
Websitewww.ylane.fi

Yläne (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈylæne]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated to Pöytyä on 1 January 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality had a population of 2,119 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 364.76 km² of which 21.99 km² is water. The population density was 6.18 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

External links[edit]

The village of Yläne in December of 2012.

Media related to Yläne at Wikimedia Commons

  • Pöytyä – Official website (in Finnish)

Coordinates: 60°52′45″N 22°24′40″E / 60.87917°N 22.41111°E / 60.87917; 22.41111