Location of Pyhäntä in Finland
|• Municipal manager||Jouko Nissinen|
|• Total||847.48 km2 (327.21 sq mi)|
|• Land||810.76 km2 (313.04 sq mi)|
|• Water||36.72 km2 (14.18 sq mi)|
|Area rank||136th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||305th largest in Finland|
|• Density||1.95/km2 (5.1/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||99.8% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||22%|
|• 15 to 64||62.8%|
|• 65 or older||15.2%|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Municipal tax rate||19.75%|
It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 1,581 (31 January 2014) and covers an area of 847.48 square kilometres (327.21 sq mi) of which 36.72 km2 (14.18 sq mi) is water. The population density is 1.95 inhabitants per square kilometre (5.1 /sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Kajaani, Kiuruvesi, Kärsämäki, Pyhäjärvi, Siikalatva and Vieremä.
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
There is many conservation areas in municipality.
One of the biggest lake is Iso Lamujärvi.
Ahokylä, Ojalankylä, Lamujoki, Tavastkenkä and Viitamäki.
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "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.
- "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.
- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
Media related to Pyhäntä at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Pyhäntä – Official website (Finnish)
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