Kinnula

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Kinnula
Municipality
Kinnulan kunta
Kinnula kommun
Salamajärvi National Park is partly located in Kinnula
Salamajärvi National Park is partly located in Kinnula
Coat of arms of Kinnula
Coat of arms
Location of Kinnula in Finland
Location of Kinnula in Finland
Coordinates: 63°22′N 024°58′E / 63.367°N 24.967°E / 63.367; 24.967Coordinates: 63°22′N 024°58′E / 63.367°N 24.967°E / 63.367; 24.967
Country Finland
RegionCentral Finland
Sub-regionSaarijärvi–Viitasaari sub-region
Government
 • Municipal managerPekka Kanervio
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total495.71 km2 (191.39 sq mi)
 • Land460.23 km2 (177.70 sq mi)
 • Water35.48 km2 (13.70 sq mi)
Area rank190th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total1,615
 • Rank279th largest in Finland
 • Density3.51/km2 (9.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.4% (official)
 • Others0.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.1%
 • 15 to 6461.4%
 • 65 or older22.5%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Websitewww.kinnula.fi

Kinnula is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 1,615 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 495.71 square kilometres (191.39 sq mi) of which 35.48 km2 (13.70 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 3.51 inhabitants per square kilometre (9.1/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Kivijärvi, Lestijärvi, Perho, Pihtipudas, Reisjärvi and Viitasaari.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

There are all together 66 lakes in Kinnula. Biggest lakes are Kivijärvi, Yläjäppä Alajäppä and Iso-Koirajärvi.[6] Salamajärvi National Park is partly located in Kinnula.

Politics[edit]

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Kinnula:

Twinnings[edit]

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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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. ^ "Kinnula". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kinnula at Wikimedia Commons