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—  Municipality  —
Muuramen kunta
Muurame Church, designed by Alvar Aalto

Coat of arms
Location of Muurame in Finland
Coordinates: 62°08′N 025°40.5′E / 62.133°N 25.675°E / 62.133; 25.675Coordinates: 62°08′N 025°40.5′E / 62.133°N 25.675°E / 62.133; 25.675
Country Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Jyväskylä sub-region
Charter 1921
 - Municipal manager Ari Ranta-aho
Area (2009-01-01)[1]
 - Total 194.06 km2 (74.9 sq mi)
 - Land 144.07 km2 (55.6 sq mi)
 - Water 49.99 km2 (19.3 sq mi)
Area rank 314th largest in Finland
Population (2009-12-31)[2]
 - Total 9,232
 - Density 64.08/km2 (166/sq mi)
Population rank 114th largest in Finland
Population by native language [3]
 - Finnish 98.9% (official)
 - Swedish 0.1%
 - Others 1%
Population by age [4]
 - 0 to 14 23.4%
 - 15 to 64 65%
 - 65 or older 11.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%

Muurame is a municipality of Finland, located 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-west of Jyväskylä. Muurame itself is located between two lakes, Lake Päijänne and Lake Muuratjärvi. These two lakes are connected to each others via River Muurame. River Muurame streams through the population center of Muurame. Muurame was founded in 1921.

Church of Muurame is of Alvar Aalto's design.


Externa länkar



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