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Pukkilan kunta
Coat o airms o Pukkila
Coat o airms
Location o Pukkila in Finland
Location o Pukkila in Finland
Coordinates: 60°38.7′N 025°35′E / 60.6450°N 25.583°E / 60.6450; 25.583Coordinates: 60°38.7′N 025°35′E / 60.6450°N 25.583°E / 60.6450; 25.583
Kintra Finland
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
 • Municipal managerJuha Myyryläinen
 • Total145.94 km2 (56.35 sq mi)
 • Land145.04 km2 (56.00 sq mi)
 • Water0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Aurie rank321st lairgest in Finland
 • Tot2,027
 • Rank288t lairgest in Finland
 • Density13.98/km2 (36.2/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish97.8% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.9%
 • Ithers1.3%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1420.2%
 • 15 tae 6462%
 • 65 or aulder17.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%

Pukkila (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpukkila]) is a municipality o Finland. It is locatit in the Uusimaa region. The municipality haes a population o 2,027 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers an aurie o 145.94 square kilometres (56.35 sq mi) o which 0.9 km2 (0.35 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 13.98 inhabitants per square kilometre (36.2/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The municipality haes previously been kent as "Buckila" in Swadish documents an aw, but is the day referred tae as "Pukkila" in Swadish.[6]

In 1962, a umwhile veelager, Onni Nurmi, bequetht the veelage 760 shares in a company cried Nokia - then chiefly kent as a manufacturer o rubber wirkbuits - on condeetion that the income be uised for the benefit o the elderly an that the shares wad niver be sauld. Efter a legal battle[7][8] the shares hae nou been diversifee'd an the income uised tae fund a welfare centre[9] an services for the elderly.[10]

Politics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Results o the Finnish pairlamentar election, 2011 in Pukkila:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish an Swadish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish an 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.
  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.
  6. "Kuntien nimet ja niiden taivutus" (in Finnish). Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. 14 January 2009. Retrieved 31 May 2009.
  7. "Nokia shares do not make Pukkila a paradise for the elderly", 5.12.2000,
  8. "Villagers lock horns over £25m Nokia windfall ", 19 November 2000, Andrew Osborn, The Observer
  9. 'Welfare Centre Onni ", L&M Sievänen Architects Ltd
  10. "Pukkila - paradise for senior citizens thanks to Nokia legacy", HELSINGIN SANOMAT, INTERNATIONAL EDITION

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Media relatit tae Pukkila at Wikimedia Commons