2011-09-10

FI-456640 - Virrat


FI-456640 sent by "RittaSep"

"Virrat (Swedish: Virdois) is a town and municipality of Finland.


It is part of the Pirkanmaa region. The town has a population of 7,498 (31 January 2011) and covers an area of 1,299.07 square kilometres (501.57 sq mi) of which 136.73 km2 (52.79 sq mi) is water. The population density is 6.45 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.7 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. Virrat crater on Mars is named after it.

Major lakes in the area are Toisvesi, by which the town of Virrat is located, and Tarjanne at the border of the municipalities of Virrat, Mänttä-Vilppula and Ruovesi." In: Wikipedia
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