Konnevesi

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Konnevesi
Municipality
Konneveden kunta
Konnevesi kommun
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
RegionCentral Finland
Sub-regionÄänekoski sub-region
Charter1922
Government
 • Municipal managerKari Levänen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total680.85 km2 (262.88 sq mi)
 • Land513.01 km2 (198.07 sq mi)
 • Water167.95 km2 (64.85 sq mi)
Area rank171st largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total2,686
 • Rank239th largest in Finland
 • Density5.24/km2 (13.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.3% (official)
 • Others0.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1414.5%
 • 15 to 6461%
 • 65 or older24.5%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.5%
Websitewww.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 2,686 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 680.85 square kilometres (262.88 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 5.24 inhabitants per square kilometre (13.6/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 "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. ^ "Konnevesi". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.

External links[edit]

Media related to Konnevesi at Wikimedia Commons