Tervola

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Tervola
Municipality
Tervolan kunta
Tervola Church
Tervola Church
Coat of arms of Tervola
Coat of arms
Location of Tervola in Finland
Location of Tervola in Finland
Coordinates: 66°05′20″N 024°48′40″E / 66.08889°N 24.81111°E / 66.08889; 24.81111Coordinates: 66°05′20″N 024°48′40″E / 66.08889°N 24.81111°E / 66.08889; 24.81111
Country Finland
Region Lapland
Sub-region Kemi–Tornio sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Mika Simoska
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,594.38 km2 (615.59 sq mi)
 • Land 1,561.72 km2 (602.98 sq mi)
 • Water 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi)
Area rank 62nd largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 3,394
 • Rank 233rd largest in Finland
 • Density 2.17/km2 (5.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.5% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 16.5%
 • 15 to 64 57.7%
 • 65 or older 25.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.tervola.fi

Tervola is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Lapland, Finland. The municipality has a population of 3,394 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 1,594.38 square kilometres (615.59 sq mi) of which 32.66 km2 (12.61 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.17 inhabitants per square kilometre (5.6 /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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