Rusko

Rusko (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈrusko]) is a municipality of Finland.

Rusko
Municipality
Ruskon kunta
Rusko kommun
Sormat office in Rusko

Coat of arms
Location of Rusko in Finland
Coordinates: 60°32.5′N 022°13.5′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionTurku sub-region
Government
  Municipal managerArto Oikarinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total127.90 km2 (49.38 sq mi)
  Land127.12 km2 (49.08 sq mi)
  Water0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
Area rank287th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total6,252
  Rank156th largest in Finland
  Density49.18/km2 (127.4/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98% (official)
  Swedish1.2%
  Others0.8%
Population by age
  0 to 1423%
  15 to 6464.8%
  65 or older12.2%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.25%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.rusko.fi

It is located in Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 6,252 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 127.90 square kilometres (49.38 sq mi) of which 0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 49.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (127.4/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Vahto was consolidated with Rusko on 1 January 2009.

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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