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Former municipality
Ylihärmän kunta
Ylihärmä Church
Ylihärmä Church
Coat of arms of Ylihärmä
Coat of arms
Location of Ylihärmä in Finland
Location of Ylihärmä in Finland
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Härmänmaa sub-region
Founded 1868
Consolidated 2009
 • Total 152.17 km2 (58.75 sq mi)
 • Land 151.7 km2 (58.6 sq mi)
 • Water 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 2,916
 • Density 19.22/km2 (49.8/sq mi)
Population by age[3]>
 • 0 to 14 18.1%
 • 15 to 64 59.8%
 • 65 or older 22.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ylihärmä is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Alahärmä and Kortesjärvi, to Kauhava on 1 January 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 2,916 (as of 31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 151.70 square kilometres (58.57 sq mi).[1] The population density was 19.22 inhabitants per square kilometre (49.8/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.


  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2007". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 1 January 2009. 

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