Kuhmoinen

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Kuhmoinen
Kuhmois
Municipality
Kuhmoisten kunta
A small pond in Isojärvi National Park
A small pond in Isojärvi National Park
Coat of arms of Kuhmoinen
Coat of arms
Location of Kuhmoinen in Finland
Location of Kuhmoinen in Finland
Coordinates: 61°34′N 025°11′E / 61.567°N 25.183°E / 61.567; 25.183Coordinates: 61°34′N 025°11′E / 61.567°N 25.183°E / 61.567; 25.183
Country Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Jämsä sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Anne Heusala
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 936.68 km2 (361.65 sq mi)
 • Land 660.94 km2 (255.19 sq mi)
 • Water 275.74 km2 (106.46 sq mi)
Area rank 118th largest in Finland
Population (2014-11-30)[2]
 • Total 2,375
 • Rank 264th largest in Finland
 • Density 3.59/km2 (9.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 11%
 • 15 to 64 56.7%
 • 65 or older 32.3%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.kuhmoinen.fi

Kuhmoinen (Swedish: Kuhmois) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. There are all together even 316 lakes in Kuhmoinen. Kuhmoinen lies on the west coast of Lake Päijänne. Biggest lakes in Kuhmoinen after Päijänne are Vehkajärvi and Isojärvi.[6]

Isojärvi National Park resides in Kuhmoinen on the south side of Lake Isojärvi.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish. The municipality is also been known as "Kuhmois" in Swedish documents.[7]

Twinnings[edit]

People born in Kuhmoinen[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 29 December 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. ^ "Kuhmoinen". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 
  7. ^ "Svenska ortnamn i Finland" (in Finnish). Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. 25 October 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Sõprussidemed" (in Estonian). Puhja vald. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kuhmoinen at Wikimedia Commons