Karttula

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Karttula
Former municipality
Karttulan kunta
Coat of arms of Karttula
Coat of arms
Location of Karttula in Finland
Location of Karttula in Finland
Coordinates: 62°53.8′N 026°58′E / 62.8967°N 26.967°E / 62.8967; 26.967Coordinates: 62°53.8′N 026°58′E / 62.8967°N 26.967°E / 62.8967; 26.967
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Kuopio sub-region
Charter 1873
Consolidated 2011
Government
 • Municipal manager Matti Raatikainen
Area[1]
 • Total 588.75 km2 (227.32 sq mi)
 • Land 473.38 km2 (182.77 sq mi)
 • Water 115.37 km2 (44.54 sq mi)
Population (31 October 2010)[2]
 • Total 3,483
 • Density 7.36/km2 (19.1/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.8%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 20.0%
 • 15 to 64 63.2%
 • 65 or older 16.8%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.karttula.fi

Karttula is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the city of Kuopio on 1 January 2011.[5]

The municipality was located in the Northern Savonia region. It had a population of 3,483 (31 October 2010)[2] and covered a land area of 473.38 square kilometres (182.77 sq mi).[1] The population density was 7.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (19.1/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

Karttula was consolidated with the city of Kuopio in 2011. Kuopio retained its name and coat of arms.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2010" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 23 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 October 2010". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 27 December 2010. Retrieved 16 December 2010. 
  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. ^ "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Retrieved 1 January 2011. 
  6. ^ Myöhänen, Pentti; Manner, Matias & Hartikainen, Jarno (1 July 2008). ""Karttula sulautuu Kuopioon" & "Karttula ja Kuopio yhteen"". Savon Sanomat. pp. 1 and 3. 

External links[edit]

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