Mynämäki

Mynämäki (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈmynæˌmæki]; Swedish: Virmo) is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region. Neighbouring municipalities are Aura, Eura, Laitila, Masku, Nousiainen, Pöytyä, Rusko, Taivassalo, Turku and Vehmaa.

Mynämäki

Virmo
Municipality
Mynämäen kunta
Virmo kommun
Mynämäki Church

Coat of arms
Location of Mynämäki in Finland
Coordinates: 60°41′N 021°59′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
Re-established2007
Government
  Municipal managerSeija Österberg
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total536.08 km2 (206.98 sq mi)
  Land519.71 km2 (200.66 sq mi)
  Water16.37 km2 (6.32 sq mi)
Area rank170th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total7,749
  Rank128th largest in Finland
  Density14.91/km2 (38.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.6% (official)
  Swedish0.6%
  Others0.7%
Population by age
  0 to 1418.1%
  15 to 6463.4%
  65 or older18.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.mynamaki.fi

The municipality has a population of 7,749 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 536.08 square kilometres (206.98 sq mi) of which 16.37 km2 (6.32 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 14.91 inhabitants per square kilometre (38.6/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Karjala was consolidated with Mynämäki in 1977. The municipality of Mietoinen was consolidated with Mynämäki in 2007.

People

  • Daniel Juslenius (1676–1752)
  • Antti Lizelius (1708–1795) - Vicar of Mynämäki in 1761 - 1795, was the publisher of the first Finnish language newspaper - Suomenkieliset Tietosanomat
  • Pekka Aakula (1866–1928)
  • Toivo Sukari (born 1954)

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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