Heinävesi

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Heinävesi
Municipality
Heinäveden kunta
Coat of arms of Heinävesi
Coat of arms
Location of Heinävesi in Finland
Location of Heinävesi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°25.5′N 028°38′E / 62.4250°N 28.633°E / 62.4250; 28.633Coordinates: 62°25.5′N 028°38′E / 62.4250°N 28.633°E / 62.4250; 28.633
Country  Finland
Region Southern Savonia
Sub-region Savonlinna sub-region
Charter 1869
Government
 • Municipal manager Riitta A. Tilus
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,319.58 km2 (509.49 sq mi)
 • Land 1,030.28 km2 (397.79 sq mi)
 • Water 288.71 km2 (111.47 sq mi)
Area rank 76th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 3,461
 • Rank 212th largest in Finland
 • Density 3.36/km2 (8.7/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.4%
 • 15 to 64 59.7%
 • 65 or older 27.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.heinavesi.fi

Heinävesi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,461 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 1,319.58 square kilometres (509.49 sq mi) of which 288.71 km2 (111.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 3.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (8.7/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Savonlinna, Varkaus, Leppävirta, Tuusniemi, Outokumpu and Liperi. The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The, until late 1990s, only Nordic Orthodox monasteries New Valamo Monastery and the Lintula Holy Trinity Convent are located in Heinävesi.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  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. 

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