It was located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 1,977 on 31 December 2006[2] (ranked 351st) and covered a land area of 927.21 square kilometres (358.00 sq mi) on 1 January 2006.[1] The population density was 2.1 inhabitants per square kilometre (5.4/sq mi).

Former municipality
Kuivaniemen kunta
Kuivaniemi kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Kuivaniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 65°36′15″N 025°12′30″E
RegionNorthern Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionOulu Arc sub-region
  Total1,149.58 km2 (443.86 sq mi)
  Land927.21 km2 (358.00 sq mi)
  Water222.37 km2 (85.86 sq mi)
  Density1.7/km2 (4.5/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kuivaniemi is a former municipality of Finland.

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Kuivaniemi was incorporated into Ii municipality on 1 January 2007. The formed municipality inherited Kuivaniemi's seal-sporting coat of arms.


  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2006" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 11 April 2010.
  2. "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2006". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 April 2010.

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