It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 3,116 (31 January 2019) and covers an area of 616.89 square kilometres (238.18 sq mi) of which 8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi) is water. The population density is 5.12 inhabitants per square kilometre (13.3/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Kannus, Kokkola, Lestijärvi and Sievi.
Coat of arms
Location of Toholampi in Finland.
|Coordinates: 63°46.5′N 024°15′E|
|• Municipal manager||Jukka Hillukkala|
|• Total||616.89 km2 (238.18 sq mi)|
|• Land||608.43 km2 (234.92 sq mi)|
|• Water||8.45 km2 (3.26 sq mi)|
|Area rank||139th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||218th largest in Finland|
|• Density||5.12/km2 (13.3/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||99.7% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||19.2%|
|• 15 to 64||61.6%|
|• 65 or older||19.2%|
|Time zone||UTC+02:00 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+03:00 (EEST)|
|Municipal tax rate||20%|
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
- Hannu Hirvikoski, writer
- Pekka Jylhä, sculptor
- Mauri Leppänen, volleyballer
- Virve Nuotio, soloist
- Samsa Tuikka, runner
- Teemu Wirkkala, javelin thrower
- Albert Gebhard, painter
- "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.
- "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2009". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-02. Retrieved 13 January 2010.