Vesilahti

Vesilahti (Swedish: Vesilahti, also Vesilax) is a municipality of Finland.

Vesilahti
Municipality
Vesilahden kunta
Vesilahti kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Vesilahti in Finland
Coordinates: 61°18.5′N 023°37′E
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionTampere sub-region
Charter1869
Government
  Municipal managerErkki Paloniemi
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total353.94 km2 (136.66 sq mi)
  Land300.95 km2 (116.20 sq mi)
  Water52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi)
Area rank234th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total4,392
  Rank193rd largest in Finland
  Density14.59/km2 (37.8/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.8% (official)
  Swedish0.2%
  Others1%
Population by age
  0 to 1423.7%
  15 to 6461%
  65 or older15.3%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.vesilahti.fi

It is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,392 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 353.94 square kilometres (136.66 sq mi) of which 52.99 km2 (20.46 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 14.59 inhabitants per square kilometre (37.8/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Born in Vesilahti

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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