Hämeenkyrö

Hämeenkyrö (Swedish: Tavastkyro) is a municipality of Finland. It is part of the Pirkanmaa region, and is located 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Tampere. The municipality has a population of 10,384 (31 March 2021)[2] and covers an area of 505.10 square kilometres (195.02 sq mi) of which 41.34 km2 (15.96 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 22.39 inhabitants per square kilometre (58.0/sq mi).

Hämeenkyrö

Tavastkyro
Municipality
Hämeenkyrön kunta
Tavastkyro kommun
The birth-place of Finnish Nobel laureate Frans Emil Sillanpää
The birth-place of Finnish Nobel laureate Frans Emil Sillanpää
Coat of arms of Hämeenkyrö
Coat of arms
Location of Hämeenkyrö in Finland
Location of Hämeenkyrö in Finland
Coordinates: 61°38′N 023°12′E / 61.633°N 23.200°E / 61.633; 23.200Coordinates: 61°38′N 023°12′E / 61.633°N 23.200°E / 61.633; 23.200
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionTampere sub-region
Government
 • Municipality managerAntero Alenius
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total505.10 km2 (195.02 sq mi)
 • Land463.76 km2 (179.06 sq mi)
 • Water41.34 km2 (15.96 sq mi)
Area rank187th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[2]
 • Total10,384
 • Rank93rd largest in Finland
 • Density22.39/km2 (58.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.9%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.9%
 • 15 to 6458.7%
 • 65 or older24.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]22%
Websitewww.hameenkyro.fi

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

PeopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Hämeenkyrö at Wikimedia Commons