Rautavaara

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Rautavaara
Municipality
Rautavaaran kunta
Savontie road in Rautavaara
Savontie road in Rautavaara
Coat of arms of Rautavaara
Coat of arms
Location of Rautavaara in Finland
Location of Rautavaara in Finland
Coordinates: 63°29.7′N 028°18′E / 63.4950°N 28.300°E / 63.4950; 28.300Coordinates: 63°29.7′N 028°18′E / 63.4950°N 28.300°E / 63.4950; 28.300
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Northeastern Savonia sub-region
Charter 1874
Government
 • Municipal manager Matti Matikainen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,234.96 km2 (476.82 sq mi)
 • Land 1,150.87 km2 (444.35 sq mi)
 • Water 84.09 km2 (32.47 sq mi)
Area rank 92nd largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 1,857
 • Rank 298th largest in Finland
 • Density 1.61/km2 (4.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 11%
 • 15 to 64 58.5%
 • 65 or older 30.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.rautavaara.fi

Rautavaara 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 1,857 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 1,234.96 square kilometres (476.82 sq mi) of which 84.09 km2 (32.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.61 inhabitants per square kilometre (4.2 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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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