Heinävesi

It is located in the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,319 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 1,319.58 square kilometres (509.49 sq mi) of which 288.71 km2 (111.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 3.22 inhabitants per square kilometre (8.3/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Savonlinna, Varkaus, Leppävirta, Tuusniemi, Outokumpu and Liperi. The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Heinävesi
Municipality
Heinäveden kunta
Heinävesi kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Heinävesi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°25.5′N 028°38′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthern Savonia
Sub-regionSavonlinna sub-region
Charter1869
Government
  Municipal managerRiitta A. Tilus
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total1,319.58 km2 (509.49 sq mi)
  Land1,030.28 km2 (397.79 sq mi)
  Water288.71 km2 (111.47 sq mi)
Area rank76th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total3,319
  Rank212th largest in Finland
  Density3.22/km2 (8.3/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish99.1% (official)
  Swedish0.1%
  Others0.8%
Population by age
  0 to 1412.4%
  15 to 6459.7%
  65 or older27.9%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.heinavesi.fi

Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.

The, until late 1990s, only Nordic Orthodox monasteries New Valamo Monastery and the Lintula Holy Trinity Convent are located in Heinävesi.

References

  1. "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  3. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 March 2009.
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.

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