Pukkila

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Pukkila
Municipality
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
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionPorvoo sub-region
Chairter1898
Govrenment
 • Municipal managerJuha Myyryläinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total145.94 km2 (56.35 sq mi)
 • Land145.04 km2 (56.00 sq mi)
 • Water0.9 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Aurie rank279t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Tot1,900
 • Rank272nt lairgest in Finland
 • Density13.1/km2 (34/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%
Wabsteidwww.pukkila.fi

Pukkila (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpukkila]) is a municipality o Finland. It is locatit in the Uusimaa region. The municipality haes a population o 1,900 (31 Januar 2019)[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 13.1 inhabitants per square kilometre (34/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 of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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 March 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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