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Tarvasjoki
Former municipality
Tarvasjoen kunta
Tarvasjoki Church
Tarvasjoki Church
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Location of Tarvasjoki in Finland
Location of Tarvasjoki in Finland

Coordinates: 60°35′N 022°44′E / 60.583°N 22.733°E / 60.583; 22.733Coordinates: 60°35′N 022°44′E / 60.583°N 22.733°E / 60.583; 22.733{{#coordinates:60|35|N|022|44|E|type:city(1959)_region:FI|| |primary |name=

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Country Finland
Region Finland Proper
Sub-region Loimaa sub-region
Charter 1869
Merged 2015
Government
 • Municipal manager Oili Paavola
Area[1]
 • Total 102.41 km2 (39.54 sq mi)
 • Land 101.96 km2 (39.37 sq mi)
 • Water 0.45 km2 (Bad rounding hereLua error in Module:Math at line 495: attempt to index field 'ParserFunctions' (a nil value). sq mi)
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 1,959
 • Density 19.21/km2 (49.8/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Climate Dfc
Website www.tarvasjoki.fi

Tarvasjoki (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈtɑrʋɑsˌjoki]) is a former municipality in the region of Finland Proper, in Finland. It was merged with the municipality of Lieto on 1 January 2015.

The municipality had a population of 1,959 (30 November 2014)[2] and it covered an area of Script error: No such module "convert". of which Script error: No such module "convert". was water.[1] The population density was Script error: No such module "convert"..

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Name

The name part joki means "river". The Tarvas part of the name originally referred to wild animals that were hunted, for example aurochs (wild cattle) and roe deer.[3]

Villages

Eura, Horrinen, Hungerla, Jauhola, Juva, Kallela, Karhula, Killala, Kirkonkylä, Kättylä, Liedonperä, Mäentaka, Satopää, Seppälä, Suitsula, Suurila, Takamaa, Tiensuu, Tuomarla, Tuorila, Tyllilä, Yrjönkylä.

Famous people from Tarvasjoki

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. ^ http://www.tarvasjoki.fi/pages/Tarvasjoki/Yleista/Historian%20havinaa

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