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Pori
Ceety
Porin kaupunki
The auld Toun Haw o Pori

Coat of arms
Location o Pori in Finland
Coordinates: 61°29′N 021°48′E / 61.483°N 21.800°E / 61.483; 21.800Coordinates: 61°29′N 021°48′E / 61.483°N 21.800°E / 61.483; 21.800
Kintra Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Chairter 1558
Government
 • Ceety manager Aino-Maija Luukkonen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Ceety 1,704.07 km2 (657.95 sq mi)
 • Land 834.06 km2 (322.03 sq mi)
 • Water 870.01 km2 (335.91 sq mi)
Area rank 57t lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[3]
 • Ceety 83,427
 • Rank 11t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
 • Metro 93, 220 (7th lairgest in Finland) [2]
Population bi native leid[4]
 • Finnish 98% (official)
 • Swadish 0.5%
 • Ithers 1.5%
Population bi age[5]
 • 0 tae 14 15%
 • 15 tae 64 65.2%
 • 65 or older 19.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[6] 18.75%
Website www.pori.fi

Pori (Swadish: Björneborg‎) is a ceety an municipality on the wast coast o Finland. The ceety is locatit some 15 kilometres (9 mi) frae the Guwf o Bothnie, on the estuary o the Kokemäenjoki river, which is the lairgest in Finland. It wis established in 1558 by John III (Finnish: Juhana III or Juhana-herttua‎). Pori is the maist important ceety in the Satakunta region.

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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. Tilastokeskus (Finnish)
  3. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  4. "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. 
  5. "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. 
  6. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011. 
  7. "Twin cities of Riga". Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 July 2009. 

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