Ruovesi

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Ruovesi
Municipality
Ruoveden kunta
Central Ruovesi
Central Ruovesi
Coat of arms of Ruovesi
Coat of arms
Location of Ruovesi in Finland
Location of Ruovesi in Finland
Coordinates: 61°59′N 024°04′E / 61.983°N 24.067°E / 61.983; 24.067Coordinates: 61°59′N 024°04′E / 61.983°N 24.067°E / 61.983; 24.067
Country Finland
Region Pirkanmaa
Sub-region Upper Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter 1565
Government
 • Municipal manager Eeva Kyrönviita
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 950.15 km2 (366.85 sq mi)
 • Land 776.18 km2 (299.68 sq mi)
 • Water 173.97 km2 (67.17 sq mi)
Area rank 116th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 4,939
 • Rank 190th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.36/km2 (16.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.3%
 • Others 1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.9%
 • 15 to 64 58.9%
 • 65 or older 27.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.ruovesi.fi

Ruovesi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,939 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 950.15 square kilometres (366.85 sq mi) of which 173.97 km2 (67.17 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.5 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Helvetinjärvi National Park is located in Ruovesi. The biggest lake in the area of the municipality is Lake Ruovesi. The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

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]

Media related to Ruovesi at Wikimedia Commons