Juankoski

Juankoski is a former town and municipality of Finland.

Juankoski
Former municipality
Juankosken kaupunki
Juankoski stad
Säyneinen Church in Juankoski

Coat of arms
Location of Juankoski in Finland
Coordinates: 63°04′N 028°20′E
CountryFinland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionNortheastern Savonia sub-region
Charter1925
Town privileges1998
Consolidated2017
Government
  Municipal managerPetri Kangasperko
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.juankoski.fi

It was located in the province of Eastern Finland and was part of the Northern Savonia region. The town covered an area of 586.26 square kilometres (226.36 sq mi) of which 120.99 km2 (46.71 sq mi) was water.[1] Juankoski formally became a town in 1998.

Neighbouring municipalities of Juankoski were Juuka, Kaavi, Tuusniemi, Kuopio, Nilsiä and Rautavaara.

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

In March 2014, the Juankoski city council decided that town was going to merge with Kuopio in the beginning of 2017.[2]

History

Museum Masuuni Brunou focuses on the area's iron and cardboard industry, as well as local history.

Villages

Akonvesi, Hipanlahti, Jouhteninen (Joutseninen), Muuruvesi (village), Säyneinen (village), Vehkalahti, Västinniemi and Akonpohja, which is located in address 73500

People

References

  1. Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2016. National Land Survey of Finland
  2. Inkinen, Marita Tiihonen, Sanna. "Juankoski päätti liittyä Kuopioon". Retrieved 2015-10-02.

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