Keitele

It is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,239 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 578.30 square kilometres (223.28 sq mi) of which 96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.0/sq mi).

Keitele
Municipality
Keiteleen kunta
Keitele kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Keitele in Finland
Coordinates: 63°10.7′N 026°21′E
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionUpper Savonia
Charter1879
Government
  Municipal managerHanna Helaste
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total578.30 km2 (223.28 sq mi)
  Land481.80 km2 (186.02 sq mi)
  Water96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi)
Area rank179th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total2,239
  Rank252nd largest in Finland
  Density4.65/km2 (12.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish99.2% (official)
  Swedish0.1%
  Others0.7%
Population by age
  0 to 1413%
  15 to 6462.2%
  65 or older24.8%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Postal code
72600
Area code(s)017
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%
Websitewww.keitele.fi (in Finnish)

Keitele is a municipality of Finland.

Neighbour municipalities are Pielavesi, Pihtipudas, Tervo, Vesanto and Viitasaari.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Keitele

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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