|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)|
|• Density||12/km2 (30/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
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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