Ruukki

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This article is about the former municipality. For the company, see Rautaruukki.
Ruukki
Former municipality
Ruukin kunta
Coat of arms of Ruukki
Coat of arms
Location of Ruukki in Finland
Location of Ruukki in Finland
Coordinates: 64°39′50″N 025°06′05″E / 64.66389°N 25.10139°E / 64.66389; 25.10139Coordinates: 64°39′50″N 025°06′05″E / 64.66389°N 25.10139°E / 64.66389; 25.10139
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Charter 1973
Consolidated 2007
Area[1]
 • Total 772.58 km2 (298.29 sq mi)
 • Land 766.79 km2 (296.06 sq mi)
 • Water 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2006-12-31)[2]
 • Total 4,505
 • Density 5.88/km2 (15.2/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ruukki is a former municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 4,505 (31 December 2006)[2] and covered an area of 772.58 square kilometres (298.29 sq mi) of which 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi) is water. The population density was 5.88 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.2 /sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

In 2007 municipality of Ruukki joined together with Siikajoki.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2006" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2006". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ruukki at Wikimedia Commons