Vihti

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Vihti
Municipality
Vihdin kunta
A grain field in Vihti
A grain field in Vihti
Coat o airms o Vihti
Coat o airms
Location o Vihti in Finland
Location o Vihti in Finland
Coordinates: 60°25′N 024°19′E / 60.417°N 24.317°E / 60.417; 24.317Coordinates: 60°25′N 024°19′E / 60.417°N 24.317°E / 60.417; 24.317
Kintra Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region
Chairter1867
SeatNummela
Govrenment
 • Municipality managerSami Miettinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total567.06 km2 (218.94 sq mi)
 • Land522.06 km2 (201.57 sq mi)
 • Water45.02 km2 (17.38 sq mi)
Aurie rank168t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Tot29,224
 • Rank38t lairgest in Finland
 • Density55.98/km2 (145/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish96.2% (offeecial)
 • Swadish1.7%
 • Ithers2.1%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1421%
 • 15 tae 6467.3%
 • 65 or aulder11.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Urbanisation69.6%
Unemployment rate7.0%
Wabsteidwww.vihti.fi

Vihti (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈʋihti]; Swadish: Vichtis) is a sma municipality locatit in the Uusimaa region o province o Soothren Finland, approximately 50 kilometres (30 mi) northwast o the caipital ceety Helsinki. Its seat is Nummela. The municipality haes a population o 28,357 (31 Januar 2011) an covers an aurie o 567.08 square kilometres (218.95 sq mi) o which 45.02 km2 (17.38 sq mi) is watter. The population density is 54.32 indwallers per square kilometre (140.7 /sq mi).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The auldest literal merk o Vihti is frae the 15t century.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The electronics contract manufacturer DICRO Oy is ane o its main employers, alang wi the local forestry companies an fermers.

Veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

Haimoo, Härkälä, Jokikunta, Oinasjoki, Ojakkala, Palajärvi, Siippoo, Tervalampi, Haapkylä, Huhmari, Hulttila, Hynnölä, Härtsilä, Irjala, Jokikunta, Jättölä, Kaharla, Kaukola, Kauppila, Kirkonkylä, Kirvelä, Koikkala, Korkaniemi, Korppila, Kourla, Köykkälä, Lahnus, Lahti, Lankila, Leppärlä, Lusila, Maikkala, Merramäki, Niemenkylä, Niemi, Niuhala, Nummela, Olkkala, Ollila, Otalampi, Oravala, Pakasela, Pietilä, Pääkslahti, Ruskela, Salmi, Selki, Suksela, Suontaka, Taipale, Tarttila, Torhola, Tuohilampi, Vanhala, Vanjoki, Vanjärvi, Vesikansa, Vihtijärvi, Vähäkylä

Friendship ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "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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