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Encyclopedia > Vammala
Vammalan kaupunki
Coat of Arms of Vammala
town in Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region South Western Pirkanmaa
City manager Paavo Salli
Official languages Finnish
Area
 - total
 - land
ranked 142st
656.25 km²
598.72 km²
Population
 - total (2003)
 - change
 - density
ranked 67th
15,240
+0.0 %
25.5/km²
Urbanisation 71.1 %
Unemployment rate 12.1 %
http://www.vammala.fi/

Vammala is a town and municipality of Finland. Image File history File links Vammala. ... The municipalities (kunta in Finnish, kommun in Swedish) represent the local level of administration in Finland and act as the fundamental administrative units of the country. ... Finland consists of 6 provinces (Finnish: läänit, Swedish: län). ... The Province of Western Finland is a province of Finland. ... Finland is divided into 20 regions (maakunta/landskap in Finnish/Swedish). ... Pirkanmaa, or the Tampere Region (official English name), is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland. ... In 2005 Finland is divided into 77 sub-regions (seutukunta in Finnish, ekonomisk region in Swedish). ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... This is a list of the municipalities of Finland sorted by area as of 2003: 17321,32 km²: Inari/Enare 12416,81 km²: Sodankylä 8463,59 km²: Enontekiö/Enontekis 8411,79 km²: Kittilä 7915,51 km²: Rovaniemen_mlk/Rovaniemi_lk 6470,65 km²: Savukoski 5878,00 km²: Salla 5865,79 km²: Pudasj... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... This is a list of the municipalities of Finland sorted by population as of 2003: Helsinki (Helsingfors), 559716 (Helsinki Metropolitan Area 971825) Espoo (Esbo), 221597 Tampere (Tammerfors), 200104 Vantaa (Vanda), 181890 Turku (Åbo), 174618 Oulu (Uleåborg), 124588 Lahti (Lahtis), 97968 Kuopio, 87821 Jyväskylä, 81110 Pori (Björneborg), 75895... Urbanization is the degree of or increase in urban character or nature. ... An 1837 political cartoon about unemployment in the United States. ... This is a list of towns in Finland. ... The municipalities (kunta in Finnish, kommun in Swedish) represent the local level of administration in Finland and act as the fundamental administrative units of the country. ...


It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 15,240 (2003) and covers an area of 656.25 km² of which 57.53 km² is water. The population density is 25.5 inhabitants per km². Finland consists of 6 provinces (Finnish: läänit, Swedish: län). ... The Province of Western Finland is a province of Finland. ... Pirkanmaa, or the Tampere Region (official English name), is a region (maakunta / landskap) of Finland. ... Finland is divided into 20 regions (maakunta/landskap in Finnish/Swedish). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...


The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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The St. Olaf's Church, Tyrvää, Vammala.


Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 539 KB) Summary Old church of Tyrvää near Vammala, Finland. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2560x1920, 539 KB) Summary Old church of Tyrvää near Vammala, Finland. ... Olav II Haraldsson ( 995 – 1030), king from 1015–1028, called during his lifetime the Fat and afterwards known as Saint Olaf, was born in the year in which Olaf Tryggvesson came to Norway. ...


External links

  • Official website

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HS Home 16.10.2000 - Suspected chemical spill in river kills fish in Vammala (495 words)
Chemicals used for washing oil canisters are believed to be behind the deaths of thousands of fish in Vammala in the southwest of Finland.
Last week, large vessels with a volume of one cubic metre that had been used for the storage of sulphonic acid had been washed at the installation out of doors.
The toxic foamy water has already gone past Vammala and it is moving downstream somewhere around Huittinen", Jokela says.
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