Polvijärvi

It is located in the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 4,295 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 958.32 square kilometres (370.01 sq mi) of which 154.22 km2 (59.54 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.34 inhabitants per square kilometre (13.8/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Juuka, Kaavi, Kontiolahti, Liperi Outokumpu.

Polvijärvi
Municipality
Polvijärven kunta
Polvijärvi kommun

Coat of arms
Location of Polvijärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°51.3′N 029°22′E
Country Finland
RegionNorth Karelia
Sub-regionJoensuu sub-region
Charter1876
Government
  Municipal managerPauli Vaittinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
  Total958.32 km2 (370.01 sq mi)
  Land804.13 km2 (310.48 sq mi)
  Water154.22 km2 (59.54 sq mi)
Area rank98th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
  Total4,295
  Rank192nd largest in Finland
  Density5.34/km2 (13.8/sq mi)
Population by native language
  Finnish99.5% (official)
  Others0.5%
Population by age
  0 to 1414.5%
  15 to 6463.4%
  65 or older22.1%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19%
Websitewww.polvijarvi.fi

Polvijärvi is a municipality of Finland.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Polvijärvi is established in 1876.

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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