Rauma, Finland

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Rauma
Raumo
Toun
Rauman kaupunki
Rauma in 1989
Rauma in 1989
Coat o airms o Rauma
Coat o airms
Motto(s): Gyl Raum o ain Raum
Location o Rauma in Finland
Location o Rauma in Finland
Coordinates: 61°08′N 021°30′E / 61.133°N 21.500°E / 61.133; 21.500Coordinates: 61°08′N 021°30′E / 61.133°N 21.500°E / 61.133; 21.500
Kintra  Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Rauma sub-region
Charter 1442-05-17
Govrenment
 • Toun manager Kari Koski
Aurie (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,110.12 km2 (428.62 sq mi)
 • Laund 495.64 km2 (191.37 sq mi)
 • Watter 614.48 km2 (237.25 sq mi)
Aurie rank 102nt lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot 39,870
 • Rank 26t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 80.44/km2 (208.3/sq mi)
 • Demonym Raumalainen (Finnish), Raumlaine (Dialect)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 98.2% (offeecial)
 • Swadish 0.4%
 • Ithers 1.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 15.2%
 • 15 tae 64 65.8%
 • 65 or aulder 18.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18%
Wabsteid www.rauma.fi

Rauma (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈrɑumɑ], Swadish: Raumo) is a toun and municipality o ca. 39,900 (31 August 2013 )[2] indwallers on the wast coast o Finland, 92 kilometres (57 mi) north o Turku, an 50 kilometres (31 mi) sooth o Pori. Grantit toun privileges on Mey 17, 1442 (then unner the rule o Swaden), Rauma is kent for its paper an maritime industry, heich quality lace (syne the 18t century) an the auld widen airchitectur o its centre (Auld Rauma, Vanha Rauma), which is a UNESCO warld heritage steid.

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Rauma is twinned wi the follaein ceeties an touns:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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: |accessdate= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 "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: |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)