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Vihti
Vihti

Vichtis
Municipality
Vihdin kunta
Vichtis kommun
Vihti church.
Vihti church.
Coat of arms of Vihti
Coat of arms
Location of Vihti in Finland
Location of 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
Country Finland
RegionUusimaa
Sub-regionHelsinki sub-region (formerly Lohja sub-region)
Charter1867
SeatNummela
Government
 o Municipality managerSami Miettinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 o Total567.06 km2 (218.94 sq mi)
 o Land522.06 km2 (201.57 sq mi)
 o Water45.02 km2 (17.38 sq mi)
Area rank168th largest in Finland
Population
(2019-01-31)[2]
 o Total29,224
 o Rank38th largest in Finland
 o Density55.98/km2 (145.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 o Finnish96.2% (official)
 o Swedish1.7%
 o Others2.1%
Population by age
 o 0 to 1421%
 o 15 to 6467.3%
 o 65 or older11.7%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Urbanisation69.6%
Unemployment rate7.0%
ClimateDfb
Websitewww.vihti.fi

Vihti (Finnish pronunciation: ['?ihti]; Swedish: Vichtis) is a small municipality located in the Uusimaa region of province of Southern Finland, approximately 50 kilometres (30 mi) northwest of the capital city Helsinki. Its seat is Nummela. The municipality has a population of 29,224 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 567.06 square kilometres (218.94 sq mi) of which 45.02 km2 (17.38 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 55.98 inhabitants per square kilometre (145.0/sq mi).

History

The oldest literal mark of Vihti is from the 15th century.

Politics

Results[6] of the 2019 Finnish parliamentary election in Vihti:

Economy

The electronics contract manufacturer DICRO Oy is one of its main employers, along with the local forestry companies and farmers.

Villages

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 cities

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]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2019.
  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. ^ "Tulospalvelu: Eduskuntavaalit 2019 - Vihti". Vihdin uutiset. Retrieved 2019.

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