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Paimio
Town
Paimion kaupunki
Paimio in winter
Paimio in winter
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Location of Paimio in Finland
Location of Paimio in Finland

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Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Turku sub-region
City rights 1997
Government
 • Town manager Jari Jussinmäki
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 242.24 km2 (93.53 sq mi)
 • Land 238.35 km2 (92.03 sq mi)
 • Water 3.89 km2 (1.50 sq mi)
Area rank 290th largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 10,624
 • Rank 102nd largest in Finland
 • Density 44.57/km2 (115.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.4% (official)
 • Swedish 0.7%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18.4%
 • 15 to 64 66.4%
 • 65 or older 15.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Climate Dfb
Website www.paimio.fi

Paimio (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpɑimio]; Swedish: Pemar) is a town and municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality has a population of 10,624 (30 November 2014)[2] and covers an area of Script error: No such module "convert". of which Script error: No such module "convert". is water.[1] The population density is Script error: No such module "convert".. The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Important buildings

Paimio is best known for Paimio Sanatorium operating as a part of Turku University Hospital. It was built in 1932 and designed by architect Alvar Aalto and originally served as a tuberculosis sanatorium.

Trivia

Paimio centre is called Vista, divided by the church hill to Upper Vista (Ylä-Vista) and Lower Vista (Ala-Vista).

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Paimio is twinned with:

References

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 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. 
  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. 

External links

16x16px Media related to Paimio at Wikimedia Commons

File:Paimio countryside winter.jpg
Paimo countryside in the winter


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