Lieto

Lieto (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlie̯to]; Swedish: Lundo) is a municipality of Finland.

Lieto

Lundo
Municipality
Liedon kunta
Lundo kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Lieto in Finland
Coordinates: 60°30.3′N 022°27.5′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
Founded1331
Government
  Municipal managerEsko Poikela
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total302.56 km2 (116.82 sq mi)
  Land198.51 km2 (76.65 sq mi)
  Water1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Area rank235th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total19,846
  Rank61st largest in Finland
  Density99.97/km2 (258.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish97.3% (official)
  Swedish1%
  Others1.6%
Population by age
  0 to 1421.8%
  15 to 6464.7%
  65 or older13.5%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.lieto.fi

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 19,846 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 302.56 square kilometres (116.82 sq mi) of which 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 99.97 inhabitants per square kilometre (258.9/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Aura, Kaarina, Marttila, Paimio, Pöytyä and Turku.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Lieto has a medieval stone church, St. Peter's church, that originates from around 1500 near the city center.

The municipality is also home to the largest local scout troop in Finland, called LEK or Liedon Eränkävijät.

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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