Jalasjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. It was merged to the town of Kurikka on 1 January 2016.

Jalasjärvi
Former municipality
Jalasjärven kunta
Jalasjärvi kommun
Coat of arms of Jalasjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Jalasjärvi in Finland
Location of Jalasjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°29.5′N 022°46′E / 62.4917°N 22.767°E / 62.4917; 22.767Coordinates: 62°29.5′N 022°46′E / 62.4917°N 22.767°E / 62.4917; 22.767
CountryFinland
RegionSouthern Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionSeinäjoki sub-region
Charter1867
Consolidated2016
Government
 • Municipal managerJuha Luukko
Area
 • Total830.39 km2 (320.62 sq mi)
 • Land818.70 km2 (316.10 sq mi)
 • Water11.69 km2 (4.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2015-06-30)[2]
 • Total7,834
 • Density9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.jalasjarvi.fi

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The population of Jalasjärvi was 7,834 (30 June 2015)[2] and covered a land area of 818.70 km2 (316.10 sq mi).[1] The population density was 9.5688/km2 (24.7832/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

VillagesEdit

Alavalli, Hirvijärvi, Ilvesjoki, Jalasjärvi, Jokipii, Keskikylä, Koskue, Luopajärvi, Sikakylä, Taivalmaa and Ylivalli.

SightsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Väestötietojärjestelmä rekisteritilanne 30.06.2015" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 17 July 2015.

External linksEdit

 
Local heritage museum of Jalasjarvi