Tyrnävä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈtyrnæʋæ]) is a municipality in the North Ostrobothnia region of Finland with a population of 6,592 (31 December 2021).[2] It covers an area of 494.85 square kilometres (191.06 sq mi), of which 3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 13.4 inhabitants per square kilometre (35/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Tyrnävän kunta
Tyrnävä kommun
Meijeritie Street in Tyrnävä village
Meijeritie Street in Tyrnävä village
Coat of arms of Tyrnävä
Location of Tyrnävä in Finland
Location of Tyrnävä in Finland
Coordinates: 64°45′N 025°39′E / 64.750°N 25.650°E / 64.750; 25.650Coordinates: 64°45′N 025°39′E / 64.750°N 25.650°E / 64.750; 25.650
Country Finland
RegionNorth Ostrobothnia
 • MayorVesa Anttila
 • Total494.85 km2 (191.06 sq mi)
 • Land491.82 km2 (189.89 sq mi)
 • Water3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
 • Rank177th largest in Finland
 • Total6,592
 • Rank142nd largest in Finland
 • Density13.4/km2 (35/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.2% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others0.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1430.8%
 • 15 to 6455.4%
 • 65 or older13.8%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]22%

The most important product of Tyrnävä is potatoes. The municipality has a lot of seed potato production, and the Tyrnävä's region is defined as one of the four high-quality seed potato growing areas in the European Union.[6]

Notable peopleEdit


  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*-2021M12*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  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.
  6. ^ YLE: Keski-Euroopan oikutteleva sää käänsi perunan kasvattajien katseet Suomeen (in Finnish)

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tyrnävä at Wikimedia Commons