Ulvila

Ulvila (Swedish: Ulvsby) is a town and municipality of Finland. It is one of the six medieval cities of Finland, as well as the third oldest in the country. Its position as city was taken over by Pori in the 16th century.

Ulvila

Ulvsby
Town
Ulvilan kaupunki
Ulvsby stad

Coat of arms
Location of Ulvila in Finland
Coordinates: 61°26′N 021°54′E
Country Finland
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionPori sub-region
Charter (as a town)1365
Lost town privileges1558
Gained town privileges2000
Government
  Town managerJukka Moilanen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total422.51 km2 (163.13 sq mi)
  Land400.70 km2 (154.71 sq mi)
  Water21.82 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
Area rank204th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total13,009
  Rank81st largest in Finland
  Density32.47/km2 (84.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.9% (official)
  Swedish0.2%
  Others0.8%
Population by age
  0 to 1418.1%
  15 to 6464.1%
  65 or older17.8%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.ulvila.fi

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The municipality has a population of 13,009 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 422.51 square kilometres (163.13 sq mi) of which 21.82 km2 (8.42 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 32.47 inhabitants per square kilometre (84.1/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Politics

Results of the Finnish municipal elections 2012 in Ulvila:[6]

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Ulvila is twinned with:

See also

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.
  6. "Satakunnan vaalipiiri - Ulvila - Puolueiden kannatus" (in Finnish). Yle. 6 November 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2015.

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