Kiuruvesi

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Kiuruvesi
Town
Kiuruveden kaupunki
Aerial photograph of Kiuruvesi
Aerial photograph of Kiuruvesi
Coat of arms of Kiuruvesi
Coat of arms
Location of Kiuruvesi in Finland
Location of Kiuruvesi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°39′N 026°37′E / 63.650°N 26.617°E / 63.650; 26.617Coordinates: 63°39′N 026°37′E / 63.650°N 26.617°E / 63.650; 26.617
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Upper Savonia sub-region
Charter 1873
Town privileges 1993
Government
 • Town manager Erkki Strömmer
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,422.90 km2 (549.38 sq mi)
 • Land 1,328.11 km2 (512.79 sq mi)
 • Water 94.79 km2 (36.60 sq mi)
Area rank 74th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 8,806
 • Rank 117th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.63/km2 (17.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.2% (official)
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 16.2%
 • 15 to 64 60.9%
 • 65 or older 22.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.kiuruvesi.fi

Kiuruvesi is a town and municipality of Finland located in the former province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 8,806 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 1,422.90 square kilometres (549.38 sq mi) of which 94.79 km2 (36.60 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.63 inhabitants per square kilometre (17.2/sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Iisalmi, Pielavesi, Pyhäjärvi, Pyhäntä and Vieremä.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

Politics[edit]

Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Kiuruvesi:

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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