Ylihärmä

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Ylihärmä
Former municipality
Ylihärmän kunta
Ylihärmä Church
Ylihärmä Church
Coat of arms of Ylihärmä
Coat of arms
Location of Ylihärmä in Finland
Location of Ylihärmä in Finland
Coordinates: 63°08.5′N 022°47.5′E / 63.1417°N 22.7917°E / 63.1417; 22.7917Coordinates: 63°08.5′N 022°47.5′E / 63.1417°N 22.7917°E / 63.1417; 22.7917
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Härmänmaa sub-region
Founded 1868
Consolidated 2009
Area[1]
 • Total 152.17 km2 (58.75 sq mi)
 • Land 151.7 km2 (58.6 sq mi)
 • Water 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 2,916
 • Density 19.22/km2 (49.8/sq mi)
Population by age[3]>
 • 0 to 14 18.1%
 • 15 to 64 59.8%
 • 65 or older 22.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ylihärmä is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Alahärmä and Kortesjärvi, to Kauhava on 1 January 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 2,916 (as of 31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 151.70 square kilometres (58.57 sq mi).[1] The population density was 19.22 inhabitants per square kilometre (49.8/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2007". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 
  4. ^ "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. 

External links[edit]

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