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Vihti
Municipality
Vihdin kunta
A grain field in Vihti

Coat of arms
Location o Vihti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°25′N 024°19′E / 60.417°N 24.317°E / 60.417; 24.317
Kintra Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki sub-region
Chairter 1867
Seat Nummela
Government
 • Municipality manager Sami Miettinen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 567.08 km2 (218.95 sq mi)
 • Land 522.06 km2 (201.57 sq mi)
 • Water 45.02 km2 (17.38 sq mi)
Area rank 210t lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Total 28,750
 • Rank 39t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 96.2% (official)
 • Swadish 1.7%
 • Ithers 2.1%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 21%
 • 15 tae 64 67.3%
 • 65 or older 11.7%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Urbanisation 69.6%
Unemployment rate 7.0%
Website www.vihti.fi

Vihti (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈʋihti]; Swadish: Vichtis‎) is a sma municipality locatit in the Uusimaa region o province o Soothren Finland, approximately 50 kilometres (30 mi) northwast o the caipital ceety Helsinki. Its seat is Nummela. The municipality haes a population o 28,357 (31 Januar 2011) an covers an aurie o 567.08 square kilometres (218.95 sq mi) o which 45.02 km2 (17.38 sq mi) is water. The population density is 54.32 inhabitants per square kilometre (140.7 /sq mi).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The auldest literal mark o Vihti is frae the 15t century.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The electronics contract manufacturer DICRO Oy is ane o its main employers, alang wi the local forestry companies an fermers.

Veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

Haimoo, Härkälä, Jokikunta, Oinasjoki, Ojakkala, Palajärvi, Siippoo, Tervalampi, Haapkylä, Huhmari, Hulttila, Hynnölä, Härtsilä, Irjala, Jokikunta, Jättölä, Kaharla, Kaukola, Kauppila, Kirkonkylä, Kirvelä, Koikkala, Korkaniemi, Korppila, Kourla, Köykkälä, Lahnus, Lahti, Lankila, Leppärlä, Lusila, Maikkala, Merramäki, Niemenkylä, Niemi, Niuhala, Nummela, Olkkala, Ollila, Otalampi, Oravala, Pakasela, Pietilä, Pääkslahti, Ruskela, Salmi, Selki, Suksela, Suontaka, Taipale, Tarttila, Torhola, Tuohilampi, Vanhala, Vanjoki, Vanjärvi, Vesikansa, Vihtijärvi, Vähäkylä

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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. 

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