Former municipality

Ylistaro Church

Coat of arms
Country Finland
Province Western Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Seinäjoki
Merged with Seinäjoki January 1, 2009
  Total 484.08 km2 (186.90 sq mi)
  Land 481.35 km2 (185.85 sq mi)
  Water 2.73 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2003)
  Total 5,582
  Density 12/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Official languages Finnish

Ylistaro is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Nurmo to Seinäjoki on 1 January 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 5,582 (2003) and covered an area of 484.08 km² of which 2.73 km² is water. The population density was 11.6 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

In May 2007 it was agreed that Ylistaro would merge with the city of Seinäjoki and the neighbouring municipality of Nurmo; so from 2009 Ylistaro ended its independent existence.

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Coordinates: 62°56′25″N 22°31′00″E / 62.94028°N 22.51667°E / 62.94028; 22.51667

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