Laitila

Laitila (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlɑitilɑ]; Swedish: Letala) is a town and a municipality of Finland.

Laitila

Letala
Town
Laitilan kaupunki
Letala stad
Laitila Church

Coat of arms
Location of Laitila in Finland
Coordinates: 60°53′N 021°42′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionVakka-Suomi sub-region
Charter1868
City rights1986
Government
  Town managerJohanna Luukkonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total545.32 km2 (210.55 sq mi)
  Land531.68 km2 (205.28 sq mi)
  Water13.65 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Area rank164th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total8,656
  Rank120th largest in Finland
  Density16.28/km2 (42.2/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.3% (official)
  Swedish0.3%
  Others1.4%
Population by age
  0 to 1417.1%
  15 to 6463.1%
  65 or older19.8%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.laitila.fi

It is located in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 8,656 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 545.32 square kilometres (210.55 sq mi) of which 13.65 km2 (5.27 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 16.28 inhabitants per square kilometre (42.2/sq mi). Laitila is renowned for its poultry farms and egg festival.

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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