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—  Municipality  —
Ylitornion kunta
Welcome to Ylitornio.

Coat of arms
Location of Ylitornio in Finland
Coordinates: 66°19′N 023°40′E / 66.317°N 23.667°E / 66.317; 23.667Coordinates: 66°19′N 023°40′E / 66.317°N 23.667°E / 66.317; 23.667
Country Finland
Region Lapland
Sub-region Tornio Valley sub-region
Charter 1809
 - Municipal manager Erkki Keski-Nisula
Area (2009-01-01)[1]
 - Total 2,212.64 km2 (854.3 sq mi)
 - Land 2,029.03 km2 (783.4 sq mi)
 - Water 183.61 km2 (70.9 sq mi)
Area rank 33rd largest in Finland
Population (2009-12-31)[2]
 - Total 4,809
 - Density 2.37/km2 (6.1/sq mi)
Population rank 196th largest in Finland
Population by native language [3]
 - Finnish 99.3% (official)
 - Swedish 0.3%
 - Sami 0.1%
 - Others 0.3%
Population by age [4]
 - 0 to 14 13%
 - 15 to 64 60%
 - 65 or older 27%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 - Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.25%

Ylitornio (Northern Sami: Badje-Duortnus, Swedish: Övertorneå) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Lapland at the shore of the Torne River, opposite to Övertorneå. The municipality has a population of 4,809 (31 December 2009)[2] and covers an area of 2,212.64 square kilometres (854.31 sq mi) of which 183.61 km2 (70.89 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.37 inhabitants per square kilometre (6.1 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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