Juuka

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Juuka
Municipality
Juuan kunta
Juuka Church
Juuka Church
Coat of arms of Juuka
Coat of arms
Location of Juuka in Finland
Location of Juuka in Finland
Coordinates: 63°14.5′N 029°15′E / 63.2417°N 29.250°E / 63.2417; 29.250Coordinates: 63°14.5′N 029°15′E / 63.2417°N 29.250°E / 63.2417; 29.250
Country Finland
Region North Karelia
Sub-region Pielinen Karelia sub-region
Charter 1868
Government
 • Municipal manager Pekka Pietiäinen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,846.57 km2 (712.96 sq mi)
 • Land 1,501.79 km2 (579.84 sq mi)
 • Water 344.78 km2 (133.12 sq mi)
Area rank 50th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 5,138
 • Rank 178th largest in Finland
 • Density 3.42/km2 (8.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 1.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.8%
 • 15 to 64 61.6%
 • 65 or older 24.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.juuka.fi

Juuka (Swedish: Juga) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 5,138 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 1,846.57 square kilometres (712.96 sq mi) of which 344.78 km2 (133.12 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 3.42 inhabitants per square kilometre (8.9/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

River Vaikkojoki (more than 60 km) goes from Lake Vaikkojärvi to Lake Rikkavesi, which is in Kaavi.

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 30.09.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 17 November 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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