Hausjärvi

Hausjärvi is a municipality of Finland. Its seat is in Oitti.

Hausjärvi
Municipality
Hausjärven kunta
Hausjärvi kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Hausjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 60°47.2′N 025°01.5′E
Country Finland
RegionTavastia Proper
Sub-regionRiihimäki sub-region
Charter1868
SeatOitti
Government
  Municipal managerPekka Määttänen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total398.77 km2 (153.97 sq mi)
  Land389.80 km2 (150.50 sq mi)
  Water8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi)
Area rank205th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total8,400
  Rank117th largest in Finland
  Density21.55/km2 (55.8/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.1% (official)
  Swedish0.6%
  Others1.3%
Population by age
  0 to 1420.5%
  15 to 6464.5%
  65 or older15.1%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Websitewww.hausjarvi.fi

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 8,400 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 398.77 square kilometres (153.97 sq mi) of which 8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 21.55 inhabitants per square kilometre (55.8/sq mi).

Geographically, and to some extent politically, Hausjärvi is characterized by its three population centres, Hikiä (population 1,135), Oitti (population 2,416) and Ryttylä (population 1,842). The administrative center of the municipality is Oitti, but politically there sometimes emerges debate on which centres should be developed and/or made targets of public investment.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

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.
  6. "Sõprusvallad" (in Estonian). Väike-Maarja vald. Retrieved 21 March 2011.

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