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Laitila

Laitila

Laitila – Letala
Town
Laitilan kaupunki
Letala stad
Laitila Church
Laitila Church
Coat of arms of Laitila
Coat of arms
Location of Laitila in Finland
Location of Laitila in Finland
Coordinates: 60°53′N 021°42′E / 60.883°N 21.700°E / 60.883; 21.700
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionVakka-Suomi sub-region
Charter1868
City rights1986
Government
 • Town managerJohanna Luukkonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total545.32 km2 (210.55 sq mi)
 • Land531.68 km2 (205.28 sq mi)
 • Water13.65 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Area rank164th largest in Finland
Population
(2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total8,658
 • Rank120th largest in Finland
 • Density16.28/km2 (42.2/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98.3% (official)
 • Swedish0.3%
 • Others1.4%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1417.1%
 • 15 to 6463.1%
 • 65 or older19.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.laitila.fi

Laitila (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlɑitilɑ]; Swedish: Letala) is a town and a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southwest Finland region. The municipality has a population of 8,658 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 545.32 square kilometres (210.55 sq mi) of which 13.65 km2 (5.27 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 16.28 inhabitants per square kilometre (42.2/sq mi). Laitila is renowned for its poultry farms and egg festival.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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.

External links

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