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Hollola
Hollola
Municipality
Hollolan kunta
Hollola kommun
The medieval church of Hollola
The medieval church of Hollola
Coat of arms of Hollola
Coat of arms
Location of Hollola in Finland
Location of Hollola in Finland
Coordinates: 60°59.2?N 025°31?E / 60.9867°N 25.517°E / 60.9867; 25.517Coordinates: 60°59.2?N 025°31?E / 60.9867°N 25.517°E / 60.9867; 25.517
Country Finland
RegionPäijänne Tavastia
Sub-regionLahti sub-region
Charter1865
Government
 o Municipal managerPäivi Rahkonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 o Total727.47 km2 (280.88 sq mi)
 o Land463.18 km2 (178.83 sq mi)
 o Water68.66 km2 (26.51 sq mi)
Area rank132nd largest in Finland
Population
(2020-07-31)[2]
 o Total23,428
 o Rank45th largest in Finland
 o Density50.58/km2 (131.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 o Finnish98.2% (official)
 o Swedish0.3%
 o Others1.5%
Population by age
 o 0 to 1420.3%
 o 15 to 6465%
 o 65 or older14.7%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
Websitewww.hollola.fi

Hollola is a municipality of Finland, located in the Päijänne Tavastia region. The municipality is unilingually Finnish and has a population of 23,428 (31 July 2020)[2] and covers an area of 727.47 square kilometres (280.88 sq mi) of which 68.66 km2 (26.51 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 50.58 inhabitants per square kilometre (131.0/sq mi).

Hollola has the tallest structure in Finland, the Tiirismaa TV-Tower.

A popular resort in Hollola is Messilä. There you can do cross-country-skiing, downhill skiing, tramping and play golf. There is a hotel and a camping site in Messilä. Messilä is located by Vesijärvi.

In 2018, Hollola hosted the Jukola Relays.[6] This Orienteering event is a night relay, and one of the most popular orienteering events in the world by number of competitors.

International relations

Twin towns -- Sister cities

Hollola is twinned with:

Culture

So called Hollolan näkkileipä.

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Heinäkuu 2020" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2009.
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2009.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 2011.
  6. ^ https://www.jukola.com/2018/en/

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