Vammala

Vammala is a former town and municipality of southwestern Finland, chartered in 1907.

Vammala
Former town and municipality
Vammalan kaupunki
Vammala stad

Coat of arms
Location of Vammala in Finland
Coordinates: 61°20.5′N 022°54.5′E
CountryFinland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionSouth Western Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter1907
Consolidated2009
Area
  Total876 km2 (338 sq mi)
  Land803.87 km2 (310.38 sq mi)
  Water72.13 km2 (27.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2008-12-31)[2]
  Total16,635
  Density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Population by age
  0 to 1416.8%
  15 to 6461.6%
  65 or older21.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

On 1 January 2009 Vammala was consolidated with the municipalities of Mouhijärvi and Äetsä, to form a new city named Sastamala.

Geography

Vammala was located in the southwest Pirkanmaa region, and was part of the former (1997 to 2010) province of Western Finland.

Demographics

The municipality had a population of 16,635 (31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 803.87 square kilometres (310.38 sq mi).[1] The population density was 20.29 inhabitants per square kilometre (52.6/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

See also

References

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-08-07. Retrieved 13 April 2010.
  2. "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 13 April 2010.


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