Tohmajärvi

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Tohmajärvi
Municipality
Tohmajärven kunta
Coat of arms of Tohmajärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Tohmajärvi in Finland
Location of Tohmajärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°14′N 30°20′E / 62.233°N 30.333°E / 62.233; 30.333Coordinates: 62°14′N 30°20′E / 62.233°N 30.333°E / 62.233; 30.333
Country Finland
Region North Karelia
Sub-region Central Karelia sub-region
Charter 1869
Government
 • Municipal manager Olli Riikonen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 895.35 km2 (345.70 sq mi)
 • Land 837.73 km2 (323.45 sq mi)
 • Water 57.62 km2 (22.25 sq mi)
Area rank 125th largest in Finland
Population (2014-01-31)[2]
 • Total 4,975
 • Rank 191st largest in Finland
 • Density 5.94/km2 (15.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 96% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 3.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.4%
 • 15 to 64 62.8%
 • 65 or older 22.7%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 21.5%
Website www.tohmajarvi.fi

Tohmajärvi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 4,975 (31 January 2014)[2] and covers an area of 895.35 square kilometres (345.70 sq mi) of which 57.62 km2 (22.25 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.94 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.4 /sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The municipality of Värtsilä was consolidated with Tohmajärvi in 2005.

Famous people from Tohmajärvi[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 31.1.2014" (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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