Former municipality
Töysän kunta

Töysä Church

Coat of arms

Location of Töysä in Finland
Coordinates: 62°38′N 023°49′E / 62.633°N 23.817°E / 62.633; 23.817Coordinates: 62°38′N 023°49′E / 62.633°N 23.817°E / 62.633; 23.817
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kuusiokunnat sub-region
Charter 1865
Consolidated 2013
  Total 309.66 km2 (119.56 sq mi)
  Land 297.75 km2 (114.96 sq mi)
  Water 11.91 km2 (4.60 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[2]
  Total 3,122
  Density 10.49/km2 (27.2/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Töysä is a former municipality in Western Finland. It was consolidated to Alavus on 1 January 2013. It is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 3,122 (31 December 2012)[2] and covered an area of 309.66 square kilometres (119.56 sq mi) of which 11.91 km2 (4.60 sq mi) was water.[1] The population density was 10.4853/km2 (27.157/sq mi). Most inhabitants spoke Finnish, with hardly any other languages being spoken.[3]

Töysä was known for its shopping village Tuuri and the Veljekset Keskinen department store.

Rally Driver Jari-Matti Latvala was born here in 1985.


  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 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  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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