Leivonmäki

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Coat of arms of Leivonmäki
Farms in Leivonmäki.

Leivonmäki is a former municipality of Finland. It became a part of Joutsa in 2008. It is known for its marshy grounds and its national park. First inhabitants are mentioned in 1564. It has been a municipality since 1870.

It is located 40 kilometres (25 mi) south-east from Jyväskylä in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 1,162 (2003) and covers an area of 409.97 km² of which 29.17 km² is water. The population density is 2.8 inhabitants per km².

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Etu-Ikola, Havumäki, Kivisuo, Lapinkylä, Leivonmäki, Martinkylä, Rutalahti, Savenaho, Selänpohja, Taka-Ikola

Twinnings[edit]

Leivonmäki was twinned with Estonian Municipality Haaslava Parish.

External links[edit]

Media related to Leivonmäki at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 61°54′55″N 026°07′25″E / 61.91528°N 26.12361°E / 61.91528; 26.12361