It is located in the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 1,352 (31 January 2019) and covers an area of 549.88 square kilometres (212.31 sq mi) of which 104.87 km2 (40.49 sq mi) is water. The population density is 3.04 inhabitants per square kilometre (7.9/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Karstula, Kivijärvi, Saarijärvi, Viitasaari and Äänekoski.
Smoke sauna in Kannonkoski
Coat of arms
Location of Kannonkoski in Finland
|Coordinates: 62°58.5′N 025°16′E|
|• Municipal manager||Maarit Autio|
|• Total||549.88 km2 (212.31 sq mi)|
|• Land||444.75 km2 (171.72 sq mi)|
|• Water||104.87 km2 (40.49 sq mi)|
|Area rank||196th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||288th largest in Finland|
|• Density||3.04/km2 (7.9/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||99.1% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||15.4%|
|• 15 to 64||56.7%|
|• 65 or older||27.9%|
|Time zone||UTC+02:00 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+03:00 (EEST)|
|Municipal tax rate||19.5%|
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
- Mikko Hirvonen, rally driver
Mäksa Parish, Estonia
- "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
- "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
- "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.
- "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.
- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Kannonkoski". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- Municipality of Kannonkoski – Official website (in Finnish), (in English)
- Mikko Hirvonen, Kannonkoski born rally driver - Official website