Petalax

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Petalax
PetalaxPetolahti
Town, former municipality
Petalax kommun
Petolahden kunta
Coat of arms of Petalax
The location of Petalax, Finland
The location of Petalax, Finland
Coordinates: 62°50′20″N 21°25′23″E / 62.83889°N 21.42306°E / 62.83889; 21.42306
CountryFinland
RegionOstrobothnia
Sub-regionVaasa sub-region
Consolidated1973
Area
 • Total1,175 km2 (454 sq mi)
Population
 • Totalapprox. 1,200
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
66240

Petalax (Finnish: Petolahti) is a former municipality in Ostrobothnia.[1] The municipality was incorporated in Malax municipality in 1973.[2] Approximately 1,200 people live in Petalax and the main language is Swedish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kommunstrukturen" (PDF). Kommun- och servicestrukturutredningen i landskapet Österbotten (in Swedish). Helsinki: Österbottens förbund - Pohjanmaan liitto. 2006-02-06. Retrieved 2009-05-18.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Finlands kommunvapen, Malax" (in Swedish). Helsinki: Kuntaliitto - Kommunförbundet. 2008-12-23. Retrieved 2009-05-18.