Sulkava

It is located in the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,518 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 769.20 square kilometres (296.99 sq mi) of which 184.52 km2 (71.24 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.31 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.2/sq mi).

Sulkava
Municipality
Sulkavan kunta
Sulkava kommun
Sulkava Church

Coat of arms
Location of Sulkava in Finland
Coordinates: 61°47′N 028°22′E
Country Finland
RegionSouthern Savonia
Sub-regionSavonlinna sub-region
Charter1630
Government
  Municipal managerRinna Ikola-Norrbacka
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total769.20 km2 (296.99 sq mi)
  Land584.69 km2 (225.75 sq mi)
  Water184.52 km2 (71.24 sq mi)
Area rank144th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total2,518
  Rank240th largest in Finland
  Density4.31/km2 (11.2/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish98.6% (official)
  Swedish0.1%
  Others1.4%
Population by age
  0 to 1412.8%
  15 to 6458.8%
  65 or older28.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.sulkava.fi

Sulkava is a municipality of Finland.

Neighbouring municipalities are Juva, Puumala, Rantasalmi, Ruokolahti and Savonlinna.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality is best known for the annual long distance rowing contest; Sulkavan Suursoudut, around Partalansaari ("Partala Island") on Saimaa.

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People

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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