Ilmajoen kunta

Ilmajoki church

Coat of arms

Location of Ilmajoki in Finland
Coordinates: 62°44′N 022°35′E / 62.733°N 22.583°E / 62.733; 22.583Coordinates: 62°44′N 022°35′E / 62.733°N 22.583°E / 62.733; 22.583
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Seinäjoki sub-region
Founded 1865
  Municipality manager Seppo Pirttikoski
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
  Total 579.69 km2 (223.82 sq mi)
  Land 576.79 km2 (222.70 sq mi)
  Water 2.9 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Area rank 203rd largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
  Total 12,178
  Rank 90th largest in Finland
  Density 21.11/km2 (54.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
  Finnish 99.1% (official)
  Swedish 0.2%
  Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
  0 to 14 19.2%
  15 to 64 63.8%
  65 or older 17%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%

Ilmajoki (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈilmɑjoki], Swedish: Ilmola [ilmolɑ]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The population of Ilmajoki is 12,178 (31 March 2016)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 576.79 km2 (222.70 sq mi) of which 2.90 km2 (1.12 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2011).[1] The population density is 21.11/km2 (54.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The Seinäjoki Airport is located in Ilmajoki. Flybe Nordic has its head office by the airport.[6]

Notable individuals


  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.
  6. "Flybe Nordic at OH-Bomm Retrieved on 20 September 2013.

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Kalajaisjärvi, the only lake in Ilmajoki.
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