Kiuruvesi

Kiuruvesi is a town and municipality of Finland located in the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 8,136[2] and covers an area of 1,422.90 square kilometres (549.38 sq mi) of which 94.79 km2 (36.60 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.13 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.9/sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Iisalmi, Pielavesi, Pyhäjärvi, Pyhäntä and Vieremä. The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Kiuruvesi
Town
Kiuruveden kaupunki
Kiuruvesi stad
Aerial photograph of Kiuruvesi

Coat of arms
Location of Kiuruvesi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°39′N 026°37′E
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionUpper Savonia
Charter1873
Town privileges1993
Government
  Town managerErkki Strömmer
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total1,422.90 km2 (549.38 sq mi)
  Land1,328.11 km2 (512.79 sq mi)
  Water94.79 km2 (36.60 sq mi)
Area rank51st largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total8,136
  Rank118th largest in Finland
  Density6.13/km2 (15.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish99.2% (official)
  Others0.7%
Population by age
  0 to 1416.2%
  15 to 6460.9%
  65 or older22.9%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
Websitewww.kiuruvesi.fi

The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

Notable residents

Politics

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Kiuruvesi:

See also

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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