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Keuruu
—  Municipality  —
Keuruun kaupunki
The old church of Keuruu

Coat of arms
Location of Keuruu in Finland
Coordinates: 62°15.5′N 024°42.5′E / 62.2583°N 24.7083°E / 62.2583; 24.7083Coordinates: 62°15.5′N 024°42.5′E / 62.2583°N 24.7083°E / 62.2583; 24.7083
Country Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Keuruu sub-region
Charter 1652
Government
 - Town manager Timo Louna
Area (2009-01-01)[1]
 - Total 1,430.62 km2 (552.4 sq mi)
 - Land 1,258.4 km2 (485.9 sq mi)
 - Water 172.22 km2 (66.5 sq mi)
Area rank 68th largest in Finland
Population (2009-12-31)[2]
 - Total 10,754
 - Density 8.55/km2 (22.1/sq mi)
Population rank 92nd largest in Finland
Population by native language [3]
 - Finnish 99% (official)
 - Swedish 0.1%
 - Others 0.9%
Population by age [4]
 - 0 to 14 14.7%
 - 15 to 64 62.3%
 - 65 or older 23%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.keuruu.fi

Keuruu (Swedish: Keuru) is a town and municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region.The municipality has a population of 10,754 (31 December 2009)[2] and covers an area of 1,430.62 square kilometres (552.37 sq mi) of which 172.22 km2 (66.49 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.55 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.1 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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References

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2009" (in Finnish and Swedish) (PDF). Land Survey of Finland. http://www.maanmittauslaitos.fi/Pintaalat_kunnittain_1.1.2009.pdf. Retrieved 20 February 2009.  
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2009" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Information System. Population Register Center of Finland. http://www.vrk.fi/vrk/files.nsf/files/4AD425C09E8E9093C22576AA001D7112/$file/091231.htm. Retrieved 13 January 2010.  
  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. http://pxweb2.stat.fi/Dialog/varval.asp?ma=060_vaerak_tau_107_fi&ti=V%E4est%F6+kielen+mukaan+sek%E4+ulkomaan+kansalaisten+m%E4%E4r%E4+ja+maa%2Dpinta%2Dala+alueittain++1980+%2D+2008&path=../Database/StatFin/vrm/vaerak/&lang=3&multilang=fi. Retrieved 29 March 2009.  
  4. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. http://pxweb2.stat.fi/Dialog/varval.asp?ma=050_vaerak_tau_104_fi&ti=V%E4est%F6+i%E4n+%281%2Dv%2E%29+ja+sukupuolen+mukaan+alueittain+1980+%2D+2008&path=../Database/StatFin/vrm/vaerak/&lang=3&multilang=fi. Retrieved 28 April 2009.  
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2010". Tax Administration of Finland. 24 November 2009. http://www.vero.fi/download.asp?id=5853;25512. Retrieved 13 January 2010.  
  6. ^ "Jõgeva Town". www.jogevalv.ee. http://www.jogevalv.ee/index.php?main_id=307,1427&lang=eng. Retrieved 2009-10-18.  

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