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—  Municipality  —
Töysän kunta

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Location of Töysä in Finland
Coordinates: 62°38′N 023°49′E / 62.633°N 23.817°E / 62.633; 23.817Coordinates: 62°38′N 023°49′E / 62.633°N 23.817°E / 62.633; 23.817
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kuusiokunnat sub-region
Charter 1865
 - Municipal manager Arto Lamminmäki
Area (2009-01-01)[1]
 - Total 309.67 km2 (119.6 sq mi)
 - Land 297.82 km2 (115 sq mi)
 - Water 11.85 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Area rank 280th largest in Finland
Population (2009-12-31)[2]
 - Total 3,193
 - Density 10.72/km2 (27.8/sq mi)
Population rank 247th largest in Finland
Population by native language [3]
 - Finnish 99.3% (official)
 - Swedish 0.1%
 - Others 0.6%
Population by age [4]
 - 0 to 14 19.8%
 - 15 to 64 61.1%
 - 65 or older 19.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.25%

Töysä is a municipality in Western Finland. It is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 3,193 (31 December 2009)[2] and covers an area of 309.67 square kilometres (119.56 sq mi) of which 11.85 km2 (4.58 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 10.72 inhabitants per square kilometre (27.8 /sq mi). Most inhabitants speak Finnish, with hardly any other languages being spoken.[3]

Töysä is known for its shopping village Tuuri and the Veljekset Keskinen department store.


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