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Huittinen (Swedish: Vittis) is a town and municipality of Finland.

Huittinen

Vittis
Town
Huittisten kaupunki
Vittis stad
A view from Lauttakylä, central Huittinen
A view from Lauttakylä, central Huittinen
Coat of arms of Huittinen
Coat of arms
Location of Huittinen in Finland
Location of Huittinen in Finland
Coordinates: 61°10.5′N 022°42′E / 61.1750°N 22.700°E / 61.1750; 22.700Coordinates: 61°10.5′N 022°42′E / 61.1750°N 22.700°E / 61.1750; 22.700
Country Finland
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionPori sub-region
Charter1865
Market town1972
Town privileges1977
Government
 • Town managerJyrki Peltomaa
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total539.59 km2 (208.34 sq mi)
 • Land532.62 km2 (205.65 sq mi)
 • Water6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Area rank163rd largest in Finland
Population
(2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total10,140
 • Rank97th largest in Finland
 • Density19.04/km2 (49.3/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98.1% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others1.8%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1415.2%
 • 15 to 6463%
 • 65 or older21.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
ClimateDfc
Websitewww.huittinen.fi

It is located in the Satakunta region. The town has a population of 10,140 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 539.59 square kilometres (208.34 sq mi) of which 6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 19.04 inhabitants per square kilometre (49.3/sq mi).

The town is unilingually Finnish.

Risto Ryti, the president of Finland in 1940–44, was born in Huittinen in 1889.

Municipality of Vampula was consolidated with Huittinen on 1 January 2009.

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ReferencesEdit

  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 linksEdit

  Media related to Huittinen at Wikimedia Commons