Ristijärvi

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Ristijärvi
Municipality
Ristijärven kunta
Ristijärvi
Ristijärvi
Coat of arms of Ristijärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Ristijärvi in Finland
Location of Ristijärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 64°30.3′N 028°13′E / 64.5050°N 28.217°E / 64.5050; 28.217Coordinates: 64°30.3′N 028°13′E / 64.5050°N 28.217°E / 64.5050; 28.217
Country Finland
Region Kainuu
Sub-region Kajaani sub-region
Charter 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Juhani Kauppi
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 897.92 km2 (346.69 sq mi)
 • Land 835.61 km2 (322.63 sq mi)
 • Water 62.31 km2 (24.06 sq mi)
Area rank 124th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 1,486
 • Rank 309th largest in Finland
 • Density 1.78/km2 (4.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 10.6%
 • 15 to 64 59.9%
 • 65 or older 29.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.ristijarvi.fi

Ristijärvi is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Kainuu region. The municipality has a population of 1,486 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 897.92 square kilometres (346.69 sq mi) of which 62.31 km2 (24.06 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.78 inhabitants per square kilometre (4.6 /sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Notable people from Ristijärvi[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. 

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