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Location of Hausjärvi in Finland
|Coordinates: 60°47.2′N 025°01.5′E|
|• Municipal manager||Pekka Määttänen|
|• Total||398.77 km2 (153.97 sq mi)|
|• Land||389.80 km2 (150.50 sq mi)|
|• Water||8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi)|
|Area rank||205th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||117th largest in Finland|
|• Density||21.55/km2 (55.8/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.1% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||20.5%|
|• 15 to 64||64.5%|
|• 65 or older||15.1%|
|Time zone||UTC+02:00 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+03:00 (EEST)|
|Municipal tax rate||20%|
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) and covers an area of 398.77 square kilometres (153.97 sq mi) of which 8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi) is water. 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.
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- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
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