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Seinäjoki
Ceety
Seinäjoen kaupunki
Lakeuden Risti Kirk

Coat of arms
Location of Seinäjoki in Finland
Coordinates: 62°47.5′N 022°50.5′E / 62.7917°N 22.8417°E / 62.7917; 22.8417
Kintra Finland
Region Soothren Ostrobothnie
Sub-region Seinäjoki sub-region
Charter 1868
Market town 1931
Town 1960
Government
 • Ceety manager Jorma Rasinmäki
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,469.23 km2 (567.27 sq mi)
 • Land 1,431.64 km2 (552.76 sq mi)
 • Water 37.59 km2 (14.51 sq mi)
Area rank 69t lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Total 59,632
 • Rank 17t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 98.7% (official)
 • Swadish 0.2%
 • Ithers 1.1%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 18.3%
 • 15 tae 64 66.8%
 • 65 or older 15%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.25%
Website www.seinajoki.fi

Seinäjoki is a ceety that is the caipital o Soothren Ostrobothnie, Finland. Seinäjoki oreeginatit aroond the Östermyra bruk iron an gunpouder factories foondit in 1798. Seinäjoki became a municipality in 1868, market toun in 1931 an town in 1960. In the beginnin o 2009, the neighbourin municipalities o Nurmo an Ylistaro wur consolidatit wi Seinäjoki.

The toun library, Lakeuden Risti kirk an central admeenistrative biggins are designed bi Alvar Aalto.

The asteroid 1521 Seinäjoki bears the toun's name.

Seinäjoki wis historically cawed Östermyra in Swadish. The day this name is vera seldom uised even amang the Swadish speakers.

Seinäjoki Airport is locatit in the neighbourin municipality o Ilmajoki, 11 kilometres (10 mi) sooth o Seinäjoki ceety centre.

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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. "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.