Nurmijärvi

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Nurmijärvi
Municipality
Nurmijärven kunta
Coat o airms o Nurmijärvi
Coat o airms
Location o Nurmijärvi in Finland
Location o Nurmijärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 60°28′N 024°48.5′E / 60.467°N 24.8083°E / 60.467; 24.8083Coordinates: 60°28′N 024°48.5′E / 60.467°N 24.8083°E / 60.467; 24.8083
Kintra Finland
Region Uusimaa
Sub-region Helsinki sub-region
Chairter 1605
Govrenment
 • Municipal manager Kimmo Behm
Aurie(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Tot 367.24 km2 (141.79 sq mi)
 • Laund 361.84 km2 (139.71 sq mi)
 • Watter 5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Aurie rank 257t lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot 40,796
 • Rank 24t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish &0,000,000,000,000,097,099,99997.1% (official)
 • Swadish &0,000,000,000,000,001,199,9991.2%
 • Ithers &0,000,000,000,000,001,700,0001.7%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 &0,000,000,000,000,023,899,99923.9%
 • 15 tae 64 &0,000,000,000,000,065,299,99965.3%
 • 65 or older &0,000,000,000,000,010,800,00010.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19%
Wabsteid www.nurmijarvi.fi

Nurmijärvi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈnurmiˌjærʋi]) is the maist populatit landwar municipality o Finland, locatit 37 kilometres (23 mi) north o the caipital Helsinki.

The close proximity tae Helsinki haes led tae a considerable growth o the major veelages such as Klaukkala an Rajamäki, which nouadays are considered dormitory touns o Helsinki. Klaukkala is the biggest built-up aurie o Nurmijärvi.

Nurmijärvi literally means "lawn lake" although the lake that gave the municipality its name wis drained in the early 20t century an is nou nothing mair than some flat fields near the veelage centre.

Nurmijärvi is best kent as the birthplace o Finland's naitional author, Aleksis Kivi (1834–1872). His play Nummisuutarit (The Cobblers o the Heath) – wi colourful scenes o rural life in the 19t century Nurmijärvi parish – are performed in simmer at an ootdoor theatre in Palojoki, the veelage where Kivi wis born.

Matti Vanhanen, the previous Prime Meenister o Finland, lives in Lepsämä in Nurmijärvi.

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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.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  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.  Check date values in: |access-date= (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: |access-date= (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: |access-date= (help)

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