Kivijärvi

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Kivijärvi
Municipality
Kivijärven kunta
Salamajärvi National Park
Salamajärvi National Park
Coat of arms of Kivijärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Kivijärvi in Finland
Location of Kivijärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°07.2′N 025°04.5′E / 63.1200°N 25.0750°E / 63.1200; 25.0750Coordinates: 63°07.2′N 025°04.5′E / 63.1200°N 25.0750°E / 63.1200; 25.0750
Country Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Saarijärvi–Viitasaari sub-region
Charter 1868
Government
 • Municipal manager Pekka Helppikangas
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 599.86 km2 (231.61 sq mi)
 • Land 484.05 km2 (186.89 sq mi)
 • Water 115.81 km2 (44.71 sq mi)
Area rank 196th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 1,251
 • Rank 315th largest in Finland
 • Density 2.58/km2 (6.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 18%
 • 15 to 64 54.7%
 • 65 or older 27.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.kivijarvi.fi
Kivijärvi church.

Kivijärvi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 1,251 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 599.86 square kilometres (231.61 sq mi) of which 115.81 km2 (44.71 sq mi) is water.[1] There are all together 89 lakes in Kivijärvi. Biggest lakes are Kivijärvi, Heitjärvi and Heikinjärvi.[6] The population density is 2.58 inhabitants per square kilometre (6.7/sq mi). Salamajärvi National Park is partly located in Kivijärvi.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Kivijärvi[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. 
  6. ^ "Kivijärvi". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kivijärvi at Wikimedia Commons