Suomenniemi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Mikkeli on 1 January 2013.

Former municipality
Suomenniemen kunta
Suomenniemi kommun
The church in Suomenniemi

Coat of arms
Location of Suomenniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 61°19.5′N 027°27′E
RegionSouth Karelia
Sub-regionLappeenranta sub-region
  Municipal managerAnne Ukkonen
  Total362.96 km2 (140.14 sq mi)
  Land283.72 km2 (109.54 sq mi)
  Water79.24 km2 (30.59 sq mi)
 (31 December 2012)[2]
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the South Karelia region. The municipality had a population of 763 (31 December 2012)[2] and covered an area of 362.96 square kilometres (140.14 sq mi) of which 79.24 km2 (30.59 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.6893/km2 (6.965/sq mi). The municipality had the smallest population of the Finnish mainland.

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.[3]

People born in Suomenniemi


  1. "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  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.

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