Konnevesi

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Konnevesi
Municipality
Konneveden kunta
The municipal house of Konnevesi
The municipal house of Konnevesi
Coat of arms of Konnevesi
Coat of arms
Location of Konnevesi in Finland
Location of Konnevesi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°37.7′N 026°17′E / 62.6283°N 26.283°E / 62.6283; 26.283Coordinates: 62°37.7′N 026°17′E / 62.6283°N 26.283°E / 62.6283; 26.283
Country  Finland
Region Central Finland
Sub-region Äänekoski sub-region
Charter 1922
Government
 • Municipal manager Kari Levänen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 512.96 km2 (198.05 sq mi)
 • Land 513.01 km2 (198.07 sq mi)
 • Water 167.95 km2 (64.85 sq mi)
Area rank 171st largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 2,751
 • Rank 239th largest in Finland
 • Density 5.36/km2 (13.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Others 0.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.5%
 • 15 to 64 61%
 • 65 or older 24.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.5%
Website www.konnevesi.fi

Konnevesi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the former province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 2,751 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 512.96 square kilometres (198.05 sq mi) of which 167.95 km2 (64.85 sq mi) is water.[1] There are all together exactly 100 lakes in Konnevesi. The biggest lakes are Keitele, Lake Konnevesi and Liesvesi.[6] The population density is 5.36 inhabitants per square kilometre (13.9/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Hankasalmi, Laukaa, Rautalampi, Vesanto and Äänekoski.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Villages[edit]

Hänniskylä, Hytölä, Istunmäki, Kärkkäiskylä (l. Kirkonkylä), Lummukka, Mäkäräniemi, Pukara, Pyhälahti, Rossinkylä, Siikakoski, Sirkkamäki, Särkisalo, Lahdenkylä, Pyydyskylä (l.Välimäki), Leskelänkylä, Jouhtikylä and Tankolampi.

Notable individuals[edit]

Gallery[edit]

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.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "population_count" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  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. ^ "Konnevesi". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Konnevesi at Wikimedia Commons