Nummi-Pusula

Nummi-Pusula (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈnumːiˌpusulɑ]) is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged with Lohja on 1 January 2013. Its seat was in Saukkola. Nummi-Pusula was formed in 1981 from the former municipalities Nummi and Pusula.

Nummi-Pusula
Former municipality
Nummi-Pusulan kunta
Nummis-Pusala kommun
Nummi Church

Coat of arms
Location of Nummi-Pusula in Finland
Coordinates: 60°23.5′N 023°53′E
CountryFinland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region (formerly Lohja sub-region)
Charter1981
SeatSaukkola
Government
  Municipal managerEero Soinio
Area
  Total505.13 km2 (195.03 sq mi)
  Land468.33 km2 (180.82 sq mi)
  Water36.8 km2 (14.2 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2012)[2]
  Total6,175
  Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.nummi-pusula.fi

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the Uusimaa region. The municipality has a population of 6,175 (31 December 2012)[2] and covers an area of 505.13 square kilometres (195.03 sq mi) of which 36.8 km2 (14.2 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 13.1851/km2 (34.1494/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.[3]

Villages

Prior to its consolidation into Lohja in 2013, Nummi-Pusula contained of the following villages:

Nummi villages

  • Haarla, Hakula, Heijala, Heimola, Huhti, Hyrsylä, Hyvelä, Immola, Jakova, Järvenpää, Jättölä, Korkianoja, Kovela, Leppäkorpi, Luttula, Maikkala, Maskila, Mettula, Miemola, Millola, Mommola, Mäntsälä, Nummi, Näkkilä, Oinola, Oittila, Pakkala, Pälölä, Raatti, Remala, Retlahti, Röhkölä, Salo, Saukkola, Sierla, Sitarla, Tavola, Varttila and Vivola.[4]

Pusula villages

  • Ahonpää, Hattula, Hauhula, Herrala, Hirvijoki, Hyrkkölä, Hyönölä, Ikkala, Karisjärvi, Kaukela, Koisjärvi, Kärkölä, Marttila, Mäkkylä, Pusula, Radus, Seppälä, Suomela, Uusikylä, Viiala and Vörlö.[5]

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Nummi-Pusula:

Twinnings

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  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. Jussila, Osmo (1977). Nummen historia vv. 1859–. [Nummi]; [Pusula]: [Nummen ja Pusulan historiatoimikunta]. pp. 288–296. ISBN 951-99126-6-5.
  5. Jussila, Osmo (1977). Pusulan historia vv. 1859–. [Nummi]; [Pusula]: [Nummen ja Pusulan historiatoimikunta]. pp. 292–300. ISBN 951-99126-7-3.
  6. "Sõprusvald" (in Estonian). Abja vald. Retrieved 23 July 2011.


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