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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
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionRauma sub-region
Charter1442-05-17
Govrenment
 • Toun managerKari Koski
Area
 (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,110.12 km2 (428.62 sq mi)
 • Land495.64 km2 (191.37 sq mi)
 • Water614.48 km2 (237.25 sq mi)
Aurie rank102nt lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Tot39,870
 • Rank26t lairgest in Finland
 • Density80.44/km2 (208.3/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Raumalainen (Finnish), Raumlaine (Dialect)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish98.2% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.4%
 • Ithers1.4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1415.2%
 • 15 tae 6465.8%
 • 65 or aulder18.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18%
Wabsteidwww.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 Swadish). 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 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.  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)