Nakkila

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Nakkila
Municipality
Nakkilan kunta
Nakkila kommun
Porintie Nakkila.jpg
Porintie, one of the main streets at Nakkila's centre in July 2020.
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Coat of arms
Nakkila sijainti Suomi.svg
Location of Nakkila in Finland
Coordinates: 61°22′N022°00′E / 61.367°N 22.000°E / 61.367; 22.000 Coordinates: 61°22′N022°00′E / 61.367°N 22.000°E / 61.367; 22.000
CountryFlag of Finland.svg  Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Charter 1861
Government
  Municipal managerNina-Mari Turpela
Area
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total184.88 km2 (71.38 sq mi)
  Land182.91 km2 (70.62 sq mi)
  Water1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Area rank 268th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31) [2]
  Total5,253
  Rank 165th largest in Finland
  Density28.72/km2 (74.4/sq mi)
Population by native language
[3]
   Finnish 99.2% (official)
   Swedish 0.3%
  Others0.5%
Population by age
[4]
  0 to 1414.8%
  15 to 6456.5%
  65 or older28.7%
Time zone UTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate [5] 21.25%
Climate Dfc
Website www.nakkila.fi

Nakkila (Finnish pronunciation:  [ˈnɑkːilɑ] ) is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region, 19 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Pori. The Kokemäki River flows along the center of Nakkila. The municipality has a population of 5,253 (31 March 2021) [2] and covers an area of 184.88 square kilometres (71.38 sq mi) of which 1.97 km2 (0.76 sq mi) is water. [1] The population density is 28.72 inhabitants per square kilometre (74.4/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The name Nackeby was earlier used in Swedish. [6]

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Nakkila's most significant road connection is Highway 2 between Pori and Vihti, along which Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is 227 kilometres (141 mi) from Nakkila. There are two major sights, the Nakkila Church and the film studio Villilä, often referred as "Hollywood of Finland". Nakkila is also well known for the European river lampreys, which are a traditional food of the locality. [7]

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Nakkila:

Notable people

Sister cities

Nakkila is twinned with:

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References

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  2. 1 2 "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland . Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  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.
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  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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  7. Home – Nakkila
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