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Location of Jämsä in Finland
|• Total||1,824.12 km2 (704.30 sq mi)|
|• Land||1,571.44 km2 (606.74 sq mi)|
|• Water||252.68 km2 (97.56 sq mi)|
|Area rank||50th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||65th largest in Finland|
|• Density||14.25/km2 (36.9/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.8% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||15.9%|
|• 15 to 64||62.7%|
|• 65 or older||21.4%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Municipal tax rate||21%|
The municipality is Finnish.
The municipality of Kuorevesi was consolidated with Jämsä in 2001. The municipality of Längelmäki was partly consolidated with Jämsä in 2007. The municipality of Jämsänkoski was consolidated with Jämsä in the beginning of 2009.
It is the center of Finnish aeronautics industry – the aircraft factory and aeronautical engineering offices of Patria is located at Halli Airport in Jämsä.
Since 1994, the ski slope at Himos has been used as a super special stage at the Rally Finland. Isojärvi National Park, a popular hiking place, is near to Jämsä.
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