Sievi

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Sievi
Municipality
Sievin kunta
Coat of arms of Sievi
Coat of arms
Location of Sievi in Finland
Location of Sievi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°54′N 024°31′E / 63.900°N 24.517°E / 63.900; 24.517Coordinates: 63°54′N 024°31′E / 63.900°N 24.517°E / 63.900; 24.517
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Ylivieska sub-region
Charter 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Markku Koski 
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 800.88 km2 (309.22 sq mi)
 • Land 787.33 km2 (303.99 sq mi)
 • Water 13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi)
Area rank 145th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 5,279
 • Rank 184th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 27.7%
 • 15 to 64 58.1%
 • 65 or older 14.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 21%
Website www.sievi.fi

Sievi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 5,279 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 800.88 square kilometres (309.22 sq mi) of which 13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.7 inhabitants per square kilometre (17 /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]

Media related to Sievi at Wikimedia Commons

Sievi Church