Hollola is a municipality of Finland, located in the province of Southern Finland, and is part of the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality is unilingually Finnish and has a population of 23,570 (31 January 2019) and covers an area of 727.47 square kilometres (280.88 sq mi) of which 68.66 km2 (26.51 sq mi) is water. The population density is 50.89 inhabitants per square kilometre (131.8/sq mi).
The medieval church of Hollola
Coat of arms
Location of Hollola in Finland
|Coordinates: 60°59.2′N 025°31′E|
|• Municipal manager||Päivi Rahkonen|
|• Total||727.47 km2 (280.88 sq mi)|
|• Land||463.18 km2 (178.83 sq mi)|
|• Water||68.66 km2 (26.51 sq mi)|
|Area rank||132nd largest in Finland|
|• Rank||44th largest in Finland|
|• Density||50.89/km2 (131.8/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.2% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||20.3%|
|• 15 to 64||65%|
|• 65 or older||14.7%|
|Time zone||UTC+02:00 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+03:00 (EEST)|
|Municipal tax rate||19.75%|
Hollola has the tallest structure in Finland, the Tiirismaa TV-Tower.
A popular resort in Hollola is Messilä. There you can do cross-country-skiing, downhill skiing, tramping and play golf. There is a hotel and a camping site in Messilä. Messilä is located by Vesijärvi.
In 2018, Hollola hosted the Jukola Relays. This Orienteering event is a night relay, and one of the most popular orienteering events in the world by number of competitors.
So called Hollolan näkkileipä.
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- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.