Hyrynsalmi

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Hyrynsalmi
Municipality
Hyrynsalmen kunta
Hyrynsalmi Church
Hyrynsalmi Church
Coat of arms of Hyrynsalmi
Coat of arms
Location of Hyrynsalmi in Finland
Location of Hyrynsalmi in Finland
Coordinates: 64°40.5′N 028°29.5′E / 64.6750°N 28.4917°E / 64.6750; 28.4917Coordinates: 64°40.5′N 028°29.5′E / 64.6750°N 28.4917°E / 64.6750; 28.4917
Country  Finland
Region Kainuu
Sub-region Kehys-Kainuu sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Ari Nurkkala
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,421.01 km2 (548.66 sq mi)
 • Land 1,421.04 km2 (548.67 sq mi)
 • Water 100.32 km2 (38.73 sq mi)
Area rank 50th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 2,419
 • Rank 248th largest in Finland
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99% (official)
 • Others 1%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.3%
 • 15 to 64 61.3%
 • 65 or older 26.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.25%
Website www.hyrynsalmi.fi

Hyrynsalmi is a municipality in Finland and is part of the Kainuu region.

The municipality has a population of 2,419 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 1,421.01 square kilometres (548.66 sq mi) of which 100.32 km2 (38.73 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.7 inhabitants per square kilometre (4.4/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

The world championships in swamp football is held annually in Hyrynsalmi.

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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