Joroinen

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Joroinen
JoroinenJorois
Municipality
Joroisten kunta
Jorois kommun
Joroinen church
Joroinen church
Coat of arms of Joroinen
Coat of arms
Location of Joroinen in Finland
Location of Joroinen in Finland
Coordinates: 62°11′N 027°50′E / 62.183°N 27.833°E / 62.183; 27.833Coordinates: 62°11′N 027°50′E / 62.183°N 27.833°E / 62.183; 27.833
Country  Finland
Region Southern Savonia
Sub-region Pieksämäki sub-region
Charter 1631
Government
 • Municipality manager Joonas Hänninen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 575.13 km2 (222.06 sq mi)
 • Land 575.43 km2 (222.17 sq mi)
 • Water 136.3 km2 (52.6 sq mi)
Area rank 148th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 5,117
 • Rank 177th largest in Finland
 • Density 8.89/km2 (23.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.2% (official)
 • Swedish 0.4%
 • Others 1.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 15.6%
 • 15 to 64 64.3%
 • 65 or older 20.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.25%
Website www.joroinen.fi

Joroinen (Swedish: Jorois) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 5,117 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 575.13 square kilometres (222.06 sq mi) of which 136.3 km2 (52.6 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.89 inhabitants per square kilometre (23.0/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Juva, Leppävirta, Pieksämäki, Rantasalmi and Varkaus.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Varkaus Airport is located in Joroinen.

Some villages[edit]

  • Joroisniemi
  • Järvikylä
  • Kaijonkylä
  • Kaitainen
  • Katisenlahti
  • Kerisalo
  • Kerisalonsaari
  • Kotkatlahti
  • Kurkela
  • Kuvansi
  • Koskenkylä
  • Lahnalahti
  • Maavesi
  • Montola
  • Ruokojärvi
  • Ruokoniemi
  • Tahkoranta

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]

Media related to Joroinen at Wikimedia Commons