Alavieska

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Alavieska
Municipality
Alavieskan kunta
Coat of arms of Alavieska
Coat of arms
Location of Alavieska in Finland
Location of Alavieska in Finland
Coordinates: 64°10′N 024°18.5′E / 64.167°N 24.3083°E / 64.167; 24.3083Coordinates: 64°10′N 024°18.5′E / 64.167°N 24.3083°E / 64.167; 24.3083
Country  Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Ylivieska sub-region
Charter 1879
Government
 • Municipal manager Tapani Vierimaa
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 251.37 km2 (97.05 sq mi)
 • Land 251.37 km2 (97.05 sq mi)
 • Water 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Area rank 245th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 2,689
 • Rank 242nd largest in Finland
 • Density 10.7/km2 (28/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.5% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 21.1%
 • 15 to 64 59.4%
 • 65 or older 19.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 21%
Website www.alavieska.fi

Alavieska is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2,689 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 251.37 square kilometres (97.05 sq mi) of which 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 10.7 inhabitants per square kilometre (28/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Kalajoki, Merijärvi, Oulainen and Ylivieska.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  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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