Maaninka

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Maaninka
Maninga
Municipality
Maaningan kunta
Old Vianta channel in Maaninka
Old Vianta channel in Maaninka
Coat of arms of Maaninka
Coat of arms
Location of Maaninka in Finland
Location of Maaninka in Finland
Coordinates: 63°09.5′N 027°18′E / 63.1583°N 27.300°E / 63.1583; 27.300Coordinates: 63°09.5′N 027°18′E / 63.1583°N 27.300°E / 63.1583; 27.300
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Kuopio sub-region
Charter 1872
Government
 • Municipal manager Soile Lahti
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 575.13 km2 (222.06 sq mi)
 • Land 466.51 km2 (180.12 sq mi)
 • Water 108.62 km2 (41.94 sq mi)
Area rank 205th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 3,841
 • Rank 224th largest in Finland
 • Density 8.23/km2 (21.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 17.9%
 • 15 to 64 61.5%
 • 65 or older 20.6%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.maaninka.fi

Maaninka (Swedish: Maninga) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,841 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 575.13 square kilometres (222.06 sq mi) of which 108.62 km2 (41.94 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.23 inhabitants per square kilometre (21.3 /sq mi).

The municipality is mostly rugged forestland. The tallest waterfall in Finland, at 46 meters high, is located in Maaninka. The site, called Korkeakoski, has been a tourist site since the 19th century. Maaninka will be consolidated with Kuopio in 2015.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Notable residents[edit]

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 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 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. 

External links[edit]

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