Huittisten kaupunki

A view from Lauttakylä, central Huittinen

Coat of arms

Location of Huittinen in Finland
Coordinates: 61°10.5′N 022°42′E / 61.1750°N 22.700°E / 61.1750; 22.700Coordinates: 61°10.5′N 022°42′E / 61.1750°N 22.700°E / 61.1750; 22.700
Country Finland
Region Satakunta
Sub-region Pori sub-region
Charter 1865
Market town 1972
Town privileges 1977
  Town manager Jyrki Peltomaa
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
  Total 539.59 km2 (208.34 sq mi)
  Land 532.62 km2 (205.65 sq mi)
  Water 6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi)
Area rank 216th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
  Total 10,465
  Rank 96th largest in Finland
  Density 19.65/km2 (50.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
  Finnish 98.1% (official)
  Swedish 0.1%
  Others 1.8%
Population by age[4]
  0 to 14 15.2%
  15 to 64 63%
  65 or older 21.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Climate Dfc

Huittinen (Swedish: Vittis) is a town and municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Satakunta region. The town has a population of 10,465 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 539.59 square kilometres (208.34 sq mi) of which 6.97 km2 (2.69 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 19.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (50.9/sq mi).

The town is unilingually Finnish.

Risto Ryti, the president of Finland in 1940–44, was born in Huittinen in 1889.

Municipality of Vampula was consolidated with Huittinen on 1 January 2009.


Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Huittinen:

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Huittinen is twinned with:

See also


  1. 1 2 "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. 1 2 "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  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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