Tammela, Finland

Tammelan kunta

Stone church of Tammela

Coat of arms

Location of Tammela in Finland
Coordinates: 60°48′N 023°46′E / 60.800°N 23.767°E / 60.800; 23.767Coordinates: 60°48′N 023°46′E / 60.800°N 23.767°E / 60.800; 23.767
Country Finland
Region Tavastia Proper
Sub-region Forssa sub-region
Charter 1868
  Municipality manager Kalle Larsson
  Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.tammela.fi

Tammela is a municipality of Finland. The first mention of a village named Tammela was in documents from 1423.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Tavastia Proper region. The municipality has a population of 6,271 (31 March 2016)[1] and it covers an area of 715.12 square kilometres (276.11 sq mi) of which 74.72 square kilometres (28.85 sq mi) is inland water (2011-01-01).[2] The population density is 10 inhabitants per square kilometre (26/sq mi) (31 March 2016).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Tammela is also the name of a district in the city of Tampere.


Hevoniemi, Hykkilä, Häiviä, Kallio, Kankainen, Kaukjärvi, Kaukola, Kuuslammi, Kytö, Letku, Liesjärvi, Lunkaa, Mustiala, Myllykylä, Ojainen, Pappila, Patamo, Pikonkorpi, Porras, Riihivalkama, Saari, Sukula, Susikas, Taljala, Talpia, Tammela, Teuro, Torajärvi, Torro.

People born in Tammela


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