Heinävesi

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Heinävesi
Municipality
Heinäveden kunta
Coat of arms of Heinävesi
Coat of arms
Location of Heinävesi in Finland
Location of Heinävesi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°25.5′N 028°38′E / 62.4250°N 28.633°E / 62.4250; 28.633Coordinates: 62°25.5′N 028°38′E / 62.4250°N 28.633°E / 62.4250; 28.633
Country Finland
Region Southern Savonia
Sub-region Savonlinna sub-region
Charter 1869
Government
 • Municipal manager Riitta A. Tilus
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,318.99 km2 (509.26 sq mi)
 • Land 1,030.28 km2 (397.79 sq mi)
 • Water 288.71 km2 (111.47 sq mi)
Area rank 85th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 3,746
 • Rank 220th largest in Finland
 • Density 3.64/km2 (9.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.4%
 • 15 to 64 59.7%
 • 65 or older 27.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.heinavesi.fi

Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,746 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 1,318.99 square kilometres (509.26 sq mi) of which 288.71 km2 (111.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 3.64 inhabitants per square kilometre (9.4 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The only Nordic Orthodox monasteries New Valamo Monastery and the Lintula Holy Trinity Convent are located in Heinävesi.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. 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. 
  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. 

External links[edit]

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