Kortesjärvi

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Kortesjärvi
Former municipality
Kortesjärven kunta
Coat of arms of Kortesjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Kortesjärvi in Finland
Location of Kortesjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°18′N 023°09.5′E / 63.300°N 23.1583°E / 63.300; 23.1583Coordinates: 63°18′N 023°09.5′E / 63.300°N 23.1583°E / 63.300; 23.1583
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Järviseutu sub-region
Founded 1865
Consolidated 2009
Area[1]
 • Total 333.51 km2 (128.77 sq mi)
 • Land 323.7 km2 (125.0 sq mi)
 • Water 9.81 km2 (3.79 sq mi)
Population (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total 2,275
 • Density 7.03/km2 (18.2/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kortesjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Alahärmä and Ylihärmä, to Kauhava on 1 January 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 2,275 (as of 31 December 2008)[2] and covered a land area of 323.70 square kilometres (124.98 sq mi).[1] The population density was 9.81 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.4 /sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 

External links[edit]

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