Taivassalo

Taivassalo (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈtɑiʋɑˌsːɑlo]; Swedish: Tövsala) is a municipality of Finland.

Taivassalo

Tövsala
Municipality
Taivassalon kunta
Tövsala kommun
Taivassalo Church

Coat of arms
Location of Taivassalo in Finland
Coordinates: 60°33.7′N 021°36.5′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionVakka-Suomi sub-region
Founded1155
Government
  Municipal managerVesa Rantala
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total217.68 km2 (84.05 sq mi)
  Land140.44 km2 (54.22 sq mi)
  Water77.23 km2 (29.82 sq mi)
Area rank284th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total1,664
  Rank282nd largest in Finland
  Density11.85/km2 (30.7/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish97.9% (official)
  Swedish0.6%
  Others1.5%
Population by age
  0 to 1412.3%
  15 to 6462.5%
  65 or older25.2%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.taivassalo.fi

It is located in the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 1,664 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 217.68 square kilometres (84.05 sq mi) of which 77.23 km2 (29.82 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.85 inhabitants per square kilometre (30.7/sq mi).

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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