Punkalaidun

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Punkalaidun
Municipality
Punkalaitumen kunta
Pungalaitio kommun
The Municipal House
The Municipal House
Coat of arms of Punkalaidun
Coat of arms
Location of Punkalaidun in Finland
Location of Punkalaidun in Finland
Coordinates: 61°06.7′N 023°06.3′E / 61.1117°N 23.1050°E / 61.1117; 23.1050Coordinates: 61°06.7′N 023°06.3′E / 61.1117°N 23.1050°E / 61.1117; 23.1050
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionSouth western Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter1639
Government
 • Municipal managerJyrki Moilanen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total364.02 km2 (140.55 sq mi)
 • Land361.07 km2 (139.41 sq mi)
 • Water2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Area rank213th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total2,893
 • Rank231st largest in Finland
 • Density8.01/km2 (20.7/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish97.7% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others2.1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1413.5%
 • 15 to 6458.5%
 • 65 or older28%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Websitewww.punkalaidun.fi

Punkalaidun is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 2,893 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 364.02 square kilometres (140.55 sq mi) of which 2.95 km2 (1.14 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.01 inhabitants per square kilometre (20.7/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Huittinen, Humppila, Loimaa, Urjala, and Sastamala.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Hakuni, Halkivaha, Hankuri, Haviokoski, Jalasjoki, Kannisto, Kanteenmaa, Kivisenoja, Kokkola, Koskioinen, Kostila, Kouvola, Liitsola, Moisio, Mäenpää, Oriniemi, Parrila, Sarkkila, Suttila, Pärnänmaa, Talala, Teikarla, and Vanttila.

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]

Media related to Punkalaidun at Wikimedia Commons