Keitele

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For the lake, see Lake Keitele.
Keitele
Municipality
Keiteleen kunta
Coat of arms of Keitele
Coat of arms
Location of Keitele in Finland
Location of Keitele in Finland
Coordinates: 63°10.7′N 026°21′E / 63.1783°N 26.350°E / 63.1783; 26.350Coordinates: 63°10.7′N 026°21′E / 63.1783°N 26.350°E / 63.1783; 26.350
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Upper Savonia sub-region
Charter 1879
Government
 • Municipal manager Hanna Helaste
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 578.39 km2 (223.32 sq mi)
 • Land 481.80 km2 (186.02 sq mi)
 • Water 96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi)
Area rank 204th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 2,406
 • Rank 265th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.99/km2 (12.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13%
 • 15 to 64 62.2%
 • 65 or older 24.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 72600
Area code(s) 017
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.5%
Website www.keitele.fi (Finnish)

Keitele is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,406 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 578.39 square kilometres (223.32 sq mi) of which 96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.99 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.9/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Keitele[edit]

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]

Media related to Keitele at Wikimedia Commons