Taipalsaari

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Taipalsaari
Municipality
Taipalsaaren kunta
Coat of arms of Taipalsaari
Coat of arms
Location of Taipalsaari in Finland
Location of Taipalsaari in Finland
Coordinates: 61°09.5′N 028°04′E / 61.1583°N 28.067°E / 61.1583; 28.067Coordinates: 61°09.5′N 028°04′E / 61.1583°N 28.067°E / 61.1583; 28.067
Country Finland
Region South Karelia
Sub-region Lappeenranta sub-region
Charter 1571
Government
 • Municipal manager Jari Willman
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 761.95 km2 (294.19 sq mi)
 • Land 345.07 km2 (133.23 sq mi)
 • Water 416.88 km2 (160.96 sq mi)
Area rank 158th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 4,838
 • Rank 193rd largest in Finland
 • Density 14.02/km2 (36.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 97.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 2.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 19.3%
 • 15 to 64 64.2%
 • 65 or older 16.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.taipalsaari.fi

Taipalsaari 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 4,838 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 761.95 square kilometres (294.19 sq mi) of which 416.88 km2 (160.96 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 14.02 inhabitants per square kilometre (36.3 /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]

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