Somero

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Somero
Toun
Someron kaupunki
Somero Lutheran Kirk
Somero Lutheran Kirk
Coat o airms o Somero
Coat o airms
Location o Somero in Finland
Location o Somero in Finland
Coordinates: 60°38′N 023°31′E / 60.633°N 23.517°E / 60.633; 23.517Coordinates: 60°38′N 023°31′E / 60.633°N 23.517°E / 60.633; 23.517
Kintra Finland
RegionFinland Proper
Sub-regionSalo sub-region
Chairter1867
Toun privileges1993
Govrenment
 • Toun managerLeo Haltsonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total697.67 km2 (269.37 sq mi)
 • Land667.78 km2 (257.83 sq mi)
 • Water29.9 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
Aurie rank127t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Tot8,827
 • Rank111t lairgest in Finland
 • Density13.22/km2 (34.2/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish98.1% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.5%
 • Ithers1.4%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1415.6%
 • 15 tae 6459.2%
 • 65 or aulder25.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%
Wabsteidwww.somero.fi

Somero (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈsomero]) is a municipality o Finland, locatit in the province o Wastren Finland an pairt o the Finland Proper region. The municipality haes a population o 8,827 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers a aurie o 697.67 square kilometres (269.37 sq mi) of which 29.9 km2 (11.5 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 13.22 inhabitants per square kilometre (34.2/sq mi). Somero is unilingually Finnish.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Somero haes been kent as a tradin place as early as 14t century. The municipality wis offeecially foondit in 1867. The municipality o Somerniemi wis joined intae Somero proper in 1977. Somero muivit frae the province o Häme tae the province o Turku an Pori in 1990. Currently it belangs tae the province o Wastren Finland. Somero became a toun ([kaupunki] error: {{lang}}: text haes italic markup (help)) on 1 Januar 1993.

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.

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