Savitaipale

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Savitaipale
Municipality
Savitaipaleen kunta
Coat of arms of Savitaipale
Coat of arms
Location of Savitaipale in Finland
Location of Savitaipale in Finland
Coordinates: 61°12′N 027°41′E / 61.200°N 27.683°E / 61.200; 27.683Coordinates: 61°12′N 027°41′E / 61.200°N 27.683°E / 61.200; 27.683
Country Finland
Region South Karelia
Sub-region Lappeenranta sub-region
Charter 1639
Municipality 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Tapio Iso-Mustajärvi
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 690.55 km2 (266.62 sq mi)
 • Land 539.74 km2 (208.39 sq mi)
 • Water 150.81 km2 (58.23 sq mi)
Area rank 179th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 3,775
 • Rank 223rd largest in Finland
 • Density 6.99/km2 (18.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.4% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.6%
 • 15 to 64 58.5%
 • 65 or older 28.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.savitaipale.fi

Savitaipale is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 3,775 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 690.55 square kilometres (266.62 sq mi) of which 150.81 km2 (58.23 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.99 inhabitants per square kilometre (18.1 /sq mi).


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 Savitaipale at Wikimedia Commons

Savitaipale Church