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Former municipality
Ylistaro Church
Ylistaro Church
Coat of arms of Ylistaro
Coat of arms
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Seinäjoki
Merged with Seinäjoki January 1, 2009
 • Total 484.08 km2 (186.90 sq mi)
 • Land 481.35 km2 (185.85 sq mi)
 • Water 2.73 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 5,582
 • Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish

Ylistaro is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Nurmo to Seinäjoki 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 5,582 (2003) and covered an area of 484.08 km² of which 2.73 km² is water. The population density was 11.6 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

In May 2007 it was agreed that Ylistaro would merge with the city of Seinäjoki and the neighbouring municipality of Nurmo; so from 2009 Ylistaro ended its independent existence.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ylistaro at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 62°56′25″N 22°31′00″E / 62.94028°N 22.51667°E / 62.94028; 22.51667