Mänttä-Vilppula

Mänttä-Vilppula (Swedish: Mänttä-Vilppula, also Mänttä-Filpula) is a town and municipality of Finland. The municipalities of Mänttä and Vilppula were consolidated into a single municipality on January 1, 2009. It is located in the Pirkanmaa region.

Mänttä-Vilppula
Town
Mänttä-Vilppulan kaupunki
Mänttä-Vilppula stad
Roundabout of Satakunnantie

Coat of arms
Location of Mänttä-Vilppula in Finland
Coordinates: 62°02′N 024°37′E
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionUpper Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter2009
Government
  Town managerMauri Heinonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total657.08 km2 (253.70 sq mi)
  Land534.49 km2 (206.37 sq mi)
  Water122.61 km2 (47.34 sq mi)
Area rank162nd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total9,978
  Rank95th largest in Finland
  Density18.67/km2 (48.4/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.9% (official)
  Swedish0.2%
  Others0.9%
Population by age
  0 to 1414%
  15 to 6462.7%
  65 or older23.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.manttavilppula.fi

The town has a population of 9,978 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 657.08 square kilometres (253.70 sq mi) of which 122.61 km2 (47.34 sq mi) is water.[1]

Neighbouring municipalities are Keuruu, Juupajoki, Jämsä, Ruovesi and Virrat.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Major lakes in the area include the lakes Ruovesi, Kuorevesi and Keurusselkä.

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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