Pori

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Pori
Ceety
Porin kaupunki
The auld Toun Haw o Pori
The auld Toun Haw o Pori
Coat o airms o Pori
Coat o airms
Location o Pori in Finland
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
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionPori sub-region
Chairter1558
Govrenment
 • Ceety managerAino-Maija Luukkonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Ceety2,062.00 km2 (796.14 sq mi)
 • Land834.06 km2 (322.03 sq mi)
 • Water870.01 km2 (335.91 sq mi)
Aurie rank64t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[3]
 • Ceety84,318
 • Rank11t lairgest in Finland
 • Density101.09/km2 (261.8/sq mi)
 • Metro
93, 220 (7th lairgest in Finland) [2]
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish98% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.5%
 • Ithers1.5%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1415%
 • 15 tae 6465.2%
 • 65 or aulder19.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[6]18.75%
Wabsteidwww.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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Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Pori is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. Tilastokeskus (Finnish)
  3. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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 March 2011.
  7. "Twin cities of Riga". Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 July 2009.

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Media relatit tae Pori at Wikimedia Commons

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