Laukaa

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Laukaa

Laukas
Municipality
Laukaan kunta
Leppävesi is one of many lakes in Laukaa.
Leppävesi is one of many lakes in Laukaa.
Coat of arms of Laukaa
Coat of arms
Location of Laukaa in Finland
Location of Laukaa in Finland
Country Finland
RegionCentral Finland
Sub-regionJyväskylä sub-region
Charter1593
Government
 • Municipal managerEsko Koliseva
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total825.59 km2 (318.76 sq mi)
 • Land648.53 km2 (250.40 sq mi)
 • Water177.09 km2 (68.37 sq mi)
Area rank133rd largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total18,899
 • Rank64th largest in Finland
 • Density29.14/km2 (75.5/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.2% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1422.2%
 • 15 to 6457.3%
 • 65 or older20.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21.5%
Websitewww.laukaa.fi

Laukaa (Swedish: Laukas) is a municipality in Finland. About 18,573 people live there. Nearby municipalities include Hankasalmi, Jyväskylä, Konnevesi, Toivakka, Uurainen and Äänekoski.

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 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 29 March 2009.
  4. "Population according to age (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

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