Tervo

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Tervo
Municipality
Tervon kunta
Coat of arms of Tervo
Coat of arms
Location of Tervo in Finland
Location of Tervo in Finland
Coordinates: 62°57′20″N 026°45′20″E / 62.95556°N 26.75556°E / 62.95556; 26.75556Coordinates: 62°57′20″N 026°45′20″E / 62.95556°N 26.75556°E / 62.95556; 26.75556
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Inner Savonia sub-region
Charter 1926
Government
 • Municipal manager Olli-Pekka Salminen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 494.23 km2 (190.82 sq mi)
 • Land 347.71 km2 (134.25 sq mi)
 • Water 146.52 km2 (56.57 sq mi)
Area rank 235th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 1,690
 • Rank 302nd largest in Finland
 • Density 4.86/km2 (12.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 11.5%
 • 15 to 64 61.4%
 • 65 or older 27.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.tervo.fi

Tervo is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 1,690 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 494.23 square kilometres (190.82 sq mi) of which 146.52 km2 (56.57 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.86 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.6 /sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Keitele, Kuopio, Maaninka, Pielavesi, Rautalampi, Suonenjoki and Vesanto. 30% of area is covered by water. There is summer cottages as much as households.

Marco Hietala, the bass player for Nightwish is from Tervo.

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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