Keitele

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Keitele
Municipality
Keiteleen kunta
Coat of arms of Keitele
Coat of arms
Location of Keitele in Finland
Location of Keitele in Finland
Coordinates: 63°10.7′N 026°21′E / 63.1783°N 26.350°E / 63.1783; 26.350Coordinates: 63°10.7′N 026°21′E / 63.1783°N 26.350°E / 63.1783; 26.350
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionUpper Savonia
Charter1879
Government
 • Municipal managerHanna Helaste
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total578.30 km2 (223.28 sq mi)
 • Land481.80 km2 (186.02 sq mi)
 • Water96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi)
Area rank179th largest in Finland
Population
(2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total2,253
 • Rank252nd largest in Finland
 • Density4.68/km2 (12.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.2% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1413%
 • 15 to 6462.2%
 • 65 or older24.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
72600
Area code(s)017
Municipal tax rate[5]18.5%
Websitewww.keitele.fi (in Finnish)

Keitele is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,253 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 578.30 square kilometres (223.28 sq mi) of which 96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.68 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.1/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Pielavesi, Pihtipudas, Tervo, Vesanto and Viitasaari.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Keitele[edit]

Surnames[edit]

The most common surnames in Keitele and their frequencies as of 2014:[6]

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 kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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.
  6. ^ Most common surnames in Keitele

External links[edit]

Media related to Keitele at Wikimedia Commons