Pori (Swadish: Björneborg) is a ceety an municipality on the wast coast o Finland. The ceety is locatit some 15 kilometre (9 mi) frae the Guwf o Bothnie, on the estuary o the Kokemäenjoki river, which is the lairgest in Finland. It wis established in 1558 by John III (Finnish: Juhana III or Juhana-herttua). Pori is the maist important ceety in the Satakunta region.

Pori
Ceety
Porin kaupunki
The auld Toun Haw o Pori
The auld Toun Haw o Pori
Coat of airms o Pori
Coat airms
Location o Pori in Finland
Location o Pori in Finland
Coordinates: 61°29′N 021°48′E / 61.483°N 21.800°E / 61.483; 21.800Coordinates: 61°29′N 021°48′E / 61.483°N 21.800°E / 61.483; 21.800
Kintra Finland
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionPori sub-region
Chairter1558
Govrenment
 • Ceety managerAino-Maija Luukkonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Ceety2062.00 km2 (796.14 sq mi)
 • Laund834.06 km2 (322.03 sq mi)
 • Water870.01 km2 (335.91 sq mi)
Area rank64t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[3]
 • Ceety84,318
 • Rank11t lairgest in Finland
 • Density101.09/km2 (261.8/sq mi)
 • Metro
93 220 (7th lairgest in Finland) [2]
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish98% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.5%
 • Ithers1.5%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1415%
 • 15 tae 6465.2%
 • 65 or aulder19.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[6]18.75%
Websitewww.pori.fi

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

Pori is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 Januar 2018.
  2. Tilastokeskus (Finnish)
  3. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2019.
  4. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2009.
  5. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2009.
  6. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011.
  7. "Twin cities of Riga". Riga City Council. Retrieved 27 Julie 2009.

Freemit airtinsEedit

  Media relatit tae Pori at Wikimedia Commons

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