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Lahti

Lahtis
Ceety
Lahden kaupunki
Lahti skyline.jpg
Coat o airms o Lahti
Coat o airms
Location o Lahti in Finland
Location o Lahti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°59′N 025°39′E / 60.983°N 25.650°E / 60.983; 25.650Coordinates: 60°59′N 025°39′E / 60.983°N 25.650°E / 60.983; 25.650
Kintra Finland
RegionPäijänne Tavastia
Sub-regionLahti sub-region
Charter1905-11-01
Govrenment
 • Ceety managerJyrki Myllyvirta
Area
 (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total154.58 km2 (59.68 sq mi)
 • Land135.05 km2 (52.14 sq mi)
 • Water19.53 km2 (7.54 sq mi)
Aurie rank318t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot103,344
 • Rank8t lairgest in Finland
 • Density765.23/km2 (1,981.9/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish95.7% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.3%
 • Ithers4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1414.7%
 • 15 tae 6467.2%
 • 65 or aulder18.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Wabsteidwww.lahti.fi

Lahti (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈlɑxti], Swadish: Lahtis) is a ceety an municipality in Finland.

Lahti is the caipital o the Päijänne Tavastia region. It is situatit on a bay at the soothren end o loch Vesijärvi aboot 100 kilometres (60 mi) north-east o the caipital Helsinki. In Inglis, the Finnish wird Lahti literally means bay an Vesijärvi means watter loch.

The seembol o the ceety depicts a train wheel surroondit bi sparklin flames.

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Lahti is twinned wi:

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  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swadish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swadish). 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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  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.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  6. "Міста-побратими м. Запоріжжя". City of Zaporizhia (in Ukrainian). Шановні відвідувачі і користувачі сайту. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-08-03. Retrieved 2013-08-07.  Unkent parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)