Pöytyä

Pöytyä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpøyty.æ]; Swedish: Pöytyä, also Pöytis) is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region.

Pöytyä
Municipality
Pöytyän kunta
Pöytyä kommun
Yläne Church
Yläne Church
Coat of arms of Pöytyä
Coat of arms
Location of Pöytyä in Finland
Location of Pöytyä in Finland
Coordinates: 60°43′N 022°36′E / 60.717°N 22.600°E / 60.717; 22.600Coordinates: 60°43′N 022°36′E / 60.717°N 22.600°E / 60.717; 22.600
Country Finland
RegionSouthwest Finland
Sub-regionLoimaa sub-region
Government
 • Municipal managerKari Jokela
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total773.69 km2 (298.72 sq mi)
 • Land750.01 km2 (289.58 sq mi)
 • Water23.68 km2 (9.14 sq mi)
Area rank113th largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-07-31)[2]
 • Total8,271
 • Rank118th largest in Finland
 • Density11.03/km2 (28.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98.6% (official)
 • Swedish0.4%
 • Others1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1418.2%
 • 15 to 6462%
 • 65 or older19.9%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.poytya.fi

The municipality has a population of 8,271 (31 July 2020)[2] and covers an area of 773.69 square kilometres (298.72 sq mi) of which 23.68 km2 (9.14 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 11.03 inhabitants per square kilometre (28.6/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The neighbouring municipality of Karinainen was merged into Pöytyä in the beginning of 2005. The neighbouring municipality of Yläne was merged into Pöytyä in the beginning of 2009.

Pöytyä's neighbouring municipalities are Aura, Eura, Lieto, Loimaa, Marttila, Mynämäki, Oripää and Säkylä.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Heinäkuu 2020" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  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 Pöytyä at Wikimedia Commons