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)
 • Water177.1 km2 (68.4 sq mi)
Area rank133rd largest in Finland
Population
 (2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total18,931
 • Rank64th largest in Finland
 • Density29.19/km2 (75.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.2% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1421.4%
 • 15 to 6464.3%
 • 65 or older14.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
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. "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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 and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.

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