Hämeenlinna

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Hämeenlinna
Tavastehus
Ceety
Hämeenlinnan kaupunki
View o Loch Vanajavesi, next tae Hämeenlinna. The castle is veesible tae the richt.

Coat of arms
Location o Hämeenlinna in Finland
Coordinates: 61°00′N 024°28′E / 61.000°N 24.467°E / 61.000; 24.467Coordinates: 61°00′N 024°28′E / 61.000°N 24.467°E / 61.000; 24.467
Kintra Finland
Region Tavastia Proper
Sub-region Hämeenlinna sub-region
Charter 1639
Government
 • Ceety manager Tapani Hellstén
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 2,031.55 km2 (784.39 sq mi)
 • Land 1,785.76 km2 (689.49 sq mi)
 • Water 245.79 km2 (94.90 sq mi)
Area rank 42nt lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Total 67,577
 • Rank 14t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 97.5% (official)
 • Swadish 0.3%
 • Ithers 2.2%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 15.8%
 • 15 tae 64 64.7%
 • 65 or older 19.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Website www.hameenlinna.fi

Hämeenlinna (Swadish: Tavastehus‎) is a ceety an municipality o aboot 68,000 indwallers[2] in the heart o the historical province o Häme in the sooth o Finland an is the birthplace o componer Jean Sibelius.

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Hämeenlinna is twinned wi:

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  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2009. 
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2009. 
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011. 
  6. Hämeenlinna's official website: twin towns
  7. "Stadt Celle". www.celle.de. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 
  8. "Frederiksberg Municipality - Twin Towns" (in Danish). [[copyright|]]2007 -2009 Frederiksberg Municipality. Retrieved 2009-09-09. 
  9. "Miasta bliźniacze Torunia" [Toruń's twin towns]. Urząd Miasta Torunia [City of Toruń Council] (in Polish). Retrieved 2013-08-22.