Karttula

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Karttula
Former municipality
Karttulan kunta
Coat of arms of Karttula
Coat of arms
Location of Karttula in Finland
Location of Karttula in Finland
Coordinates: 62°53.8′N 026°58′E / 62.8967°N 26.967°E / 62.8967; 26.967Coordinates: 62°53.8′N 026°58′E / 62.8967°N 26.967°E / 62.8967; 26.967
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Kuopio sub-region
Charter 1873
Consolidated 2011
Government
 • Municipal manager Matti Raatikainen
Area[1]
 • Total 588.75 km2 (227.32 sq mi)
 • Land 473.38 km2 (182.77 sq mi)
 • Water 115.37 km2 (44.54 sq mi)
Population (31 October 2010)[2]
 • Total 3,483
 • Density 7.36/km2 (19.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 20.0%
 • 15 to 64 63.2%
 • 65 or older 16.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.karttula.fi

Karttula is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the city of Kuopio on 1 January 2011.[5]

The municipality was located in the Northern Savonia region. It had a population of 3,483 (31 October 2010)[2] and covered a land area of 473.38 square kilometres (182.77 sq mi).[1] The population density was 7.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (19.1/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Karttula was consolidated with the city of Kuopio in 2011. Kuopio retained its name and coat of arms.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2010" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 23 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 October 2010". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 16 December 2010. 
  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. ^ "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  6. ^ Myöhänen, Pentti & Manner, Matias & Hartikainen, Jarno (1 July 2008). ""Karttula sulautuu Kuopioon" & "Karttula ja Kuopio yhteen"". Savon Sanomat. pp. 1 and 3. 

External links[edit]

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