Kuivaniemi

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Kuivaniemi
Former municipality
Kuivaniemen kunta
Coat of arms of Kuivaniemi
Coat of arms
Location of Kuivaniemi in Finland
Location of Kuivaniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 65°36′15″N 025°12′30″E / 65.60417°N 25.20833°E / 65.60417; 25.20833Coordinates: 65°36′15″N 025°12′30″E / 65.60417°N 25.20833°E / 65.60417; 25.20833
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Oulu Arc sub-region
Charter 1867
Consolidated 2007
Area[1]
 • Total 1,149.58 km2 (443.86 sq mi)
 • Land 927.21 km2 (358.00 sq mi)
 • Water 222.37 km2 (85.86 sq mi)
Population (2006-12-31)[2]
 • Total 1,977
 • Density 2.13/km2 (5.5/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kuivaniemi is a former municipality of Finland.

It was located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 1,977 on 31 December 2006[2] (ranked 351st) and covered a land area of 927.21 square kilometres (358.00 sq mi) on 1 January 2006.[1] The population density was 2.1 inhabitants per square kilometre (5.4/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Kuivaniemi was incorporated into Ii municipality on 1 January 2007. The formed municipality inherited Kuivaniemi's seal-sporting coat of arms.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2006" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2006". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 April 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Kuivaniemi at Wikimedia Commons