The town hall of Oulunsalo
|• Municipal manager||Sirkka Ylitervo|
|• Total||211.22 km2 (81.55 sq mi)|
|• Land||83.36 km2 (32.19 sq mi)|
|• Water||127.86 km2 (49.37 sq mi)|
|• Density||116.91/km2 (302.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Oulunsalo is former municipality in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, in Finland. Along with Haukipudas, Kiiminki and Yli-Ii it lost its municipal status and was merged with the city of Oulu on 1 January 2013. The municipality had a population of 9,746 (31 January 2014) and covered an area of 211.22 square kilometres (81.55 sq mi) of which 127.86 km2 (49.37 sq mi) is water. The population density is 116.91 inhabitants per square kilometre (302.8 /sq mi). The municipality was founded in 1882.
Oulu Airport was located in Oulunsalo.
Oulunsalo was one of the fastest growing areas in Finland among the other municipalities around Oulu.
Results of the Finnish parliamentary election, 2011 in Oulunsalo:
- Centre Party 33.1%
- True Finns 21.4%
- National Coalition Party 15.9%
- Left Alliance 10.9%
- Social Democratic Party 8.9%
- Green League 6.4%
- Christian Democrats 2.3%
- Pirate Party 0.3%
- Swedish People's Party 0.3%
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.12.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 16 January 2013.
- "Kuntien nimet ja niiden taivutus" (in Finnish). Research Institute for the Languages of Finland. 14 January 2009. Retrieved 16 May 2009.
- Media related to Oulunsalo at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Oulunsalo – Official website (Finnish)
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