Location of Juuka in Finland
|Sub-region||Pielinen Karelia sub-region|
|• Municipal manager||Pekka Pietiäinen|
|• Total||1,501.70 km2 (579.81 sq mi)|
|• Land||1,501.79 km2 (579.84 sq mi)|
|• Water||344.78 km2 (133.12 sq mi)|
|Area rank||43rd largest in Finland|
|• Rank||179th largest in Finland|
|• Density||3.34/km2 (8.7/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.1% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||13.8%|
|• 15 to 64||61.6%|
|• 65 or older||24.6%|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Municipal tax rate||19.75%|
It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 5,022 (31 March 2016) and covers an area of 1,501.70 square kilometres (579.81 sq mi) of which 344.78 km2 (133.12 sq mi) is water. The population density is 3.34 inhabitants per square kilometre (8.7/sq mi).
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
Literally juuka means that kind of lake where is a river that flows through a lake.
River Vaikkojoki (more than 60 km) goes from Lake Vaikkojärvi to Lake Rikkavesi, which is in Kaavi.
- "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
- "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
- "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.
- "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.
- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- Matti Puoskari: Puu-Juuan raitilta, ISBN 951-96823-5-X, page 8 finnish
Media related to Juuka at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Juuka – Official website finnish, english and russian
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