Suomenniemi

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Suomenniemi
Former municipality
Suomenniemen kunta
The church in Suomenniemi
The church in Suomenniemi
Coat of arms of Suomenniemi
Coat of arms
Location of Suomenniemi in Finland
Location of Suomenniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 61°19.5′N 027°27′E / 61.3250°N 27.450°E / 61.3250; 27.450Coordinates: 61°19.5′N 027°27′E / 61.3250°N 27.450°E / 61.3250; 27.450
Country Finland
Region South Karelia
Sub-region Lappeenranta sub-region
Consolidated 2013
Government
 • Municipal manager Anne Ukkonen
Area[1]
 • Total 362.96 km2 (140.14 sq mi)
 • Land 283.72 km2 (109.54 sq mi)
 • Water 79.24 km2 (30.59 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2012)[2]
 • Total 763
 • Density 2.69/km2 (7.0/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.suomenniemi.fi

Suomenniemi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Mikkeli on January 1, 2013.

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the South Karelia region. The municipality had a population of 763 (31 December 2012)[2] and covered an area of 362.96 square kilometres (140.14 sq mi) of which 79.24 km2 (30.59 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.6893/km2 (6.965/sq mi). The municipality had the smallest population of the Finnish mainland.

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.[3]

People born in Suomenniemi[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 31.1.2012" (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. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Suomenniemi at Wikimedia Commons