Hämeenkyrö

Hämeenkyrö (Swedish: Tavastkyro) is a municipality of Finland.

Hämeenkyrö

Tavastkyro
Municipality
Hämeenkyrön kunta
Tavastkyro kommun
The birth-place of Finnish Nobel laureate Frans Emil Sillanpää

Coat of arms
Location of Hämeenkyrö in Finland
Coordinates: 61°38′N 023°12′E
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionTampere sub-region
Government
  Municipality managerAntero Alenius
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total505.10 km2 (195.02 sq mi)
  Land463.76 km2 (179.06 sq mi)
  Water41.34 km2 (15.96 sq mi)
Area rank187th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total10,500
  Rank93rd largest in Finland
  Density22.64/km2 (58.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish99% (official)
  Swedish0.1%
  Others0.9%
Population by age
  0 to 1418%
  15 to 6463.8%
  65 or older18.2%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Websitewww.hameenkyro.fi

It is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 10,500 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 505.10 square kilometres (195.02 sq mi) of which 41.34 km2 (15.96 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 22.64 inhabitants per square kilometre (58.6/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People

References

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "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.

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