Lumijoki

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Lumijoki
Municipality
Lumijoen kunta
Lumijoki Lutheran Church
Lumijoki Lutheran Church
Coat of arms of Lumijoki
Coat of arms
Location of Lumijoki in Finland
Location of Lumijoki in Finland
Coordinates: 64°50.2′N 025°11.2′E / 64.8367°N 25.1867°E / 64.8367; 25.1867Coordinates: 64°50.2′N 025°11.2′E / 64.8367°N 25.1867°E / 64.8367; 25.1867
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Oulu sub-region
Charter 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Erkki Kauppinen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 290.29 km2 (112.08 sq mi)
 • Land 213.19 km2 (82.31 sq mi)
 • Water 77.1 km2 (29.8 sq mi)
Area rank 280th largest in Finland
Population (2014-09-30)[2]
 • Total 2,076
 • Rank 289th largest in Finland
 • Density 9.74/km2 (25.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.4% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 28.2%
 • 15 to 64 57.7%
 • 65 or older 14.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.lumijoki.fi

Lumijoki (meaning "Snow River"[6]) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2,076 (30 September 2014)[2] and covers an area of 290.29 square kilometres (112.08 sq mi) of which 77.1 km2 (29.8 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.74 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.2/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.[7]

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. ^ http://translate.google.com/#fi%7Cen%7Clumijoki%0A
  7. ^ http://www.stat.fi/meta/luokitukset/kielisuhde/001-2012/luokitusavain_teksti.txt

External links[edit]

Media related to Lumijoki at Wikimedia Commons