Jyväskylä

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Jyväskylä
Ceety
Jyväskylän kaupunki

Coat of arms
Coordinates: 62°14.5′N 025°44.5′E / 62.2417°N 25.7417°E / 62.2417; 25.7417Coordinates: 62°14.5′N 025°44.5′E / 62.2417°N 25.7417°E / 62.2417; 25.7417
Kintra Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Jyväskylä sub-region
Charter 1837
Government
 • Ceety manager Markku Andersson
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Ceety 1,466.34 km2 (566.16 sq mi)
 • Land 1,170.99 km2 (452.12 sq mi)
 • Water 295.35 km2 (114.04 sq mi)
Area rank 70t lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Ceety 133,420
 • Rank 7t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
 • Metro 176,870
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 96.7% (official)
 • Swadish 0.2%
 • Ithers 3%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 16.4%
 • 15 tae 64 69.8%
 • 65 or older 13.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Unemployment rate 11.8%
Website www.jkl.fi

Jyväskylä (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈjyvæsˌkylæ]) is a ceety an municipality in Central Finland in the wastren pairt o the Finnish Lochland. It is the lairgest ceety in Central Finland an on the Finnish Lochland. Jyväskylä is locatit on the northren coast o Loch Päijänne, 147 kilometres (91 mi) north-east o Tampere an 270 kilometres (170 mi) north o Helsinki. The hilly an forested terrain in Jyväskylä is surroondit bi hundrits o lochs. Simmers in Jyväskylä are wairm an winters cauld an snawy.

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties — Friendship ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Jyväskylä is a member ceety o Eurotouns network[6] and is twinned with:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011. 
  2. "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. "Eurotowns". 
  7. "Die Partnerstädte der Landeshauptstadt Potsdam". www.potsdam.de (in German). Retrieved 24 June 2010. 
  8. "Poznań - Miasta partnerskie". 1998–2013 Urząd Miasta Poznania (in Polish). City of Poznań. Archived from the original on 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-12-11. 
  9. "Poznań Official Website - Twin Towns". Flag of Poland.svg (in Polish) © 1998–2008 Urząd Miasta Poznania. Retrieved 2008-11-29. 
  10. "Twin Cities". City of Jyväskylä. 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2012. 
  11. Terhi Saranen (31 August 2005). "Ystävänä kaupunki". Jyväskylä lehti. Retrieved 26 February 2012.