Kortesjärvi

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Kortesjärvi
Former municipality
Kortesjärven kunta
Kortesjärvi kommun
Kortsjärvi Church
Kortsjärvi Church
Coat of arms of Kortesjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Kortesjärvi in Finland
Location of Kortesjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°18′N 023°09.5′E / 63.300°N 23.1583°E / 63.300; 23.1583Coordinates: 63°18′N 023°09.5′E / 63.300°N 23.1583°E / 63.300; 23.1583
CountryFinland
RegionSouthern Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionJärviseutu sub-region
Founded1865
Consolidated2009
Area
 • Total333.51 km2 (128.77 sq mi)
 • Land323.7 km2 (125.0 sq mi)
 • Water9.81 km2 (3.79 sq mi)
Population
(2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,275
 • Density7.03/km2 (18.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kortesjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Alahärmä and Ylihärmä, to Kauhava on 1 January 2009.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 2,275 (as of 31 December 2008)[3] and covered a land area of 323.70 square kilometres (124.98 sq mi).[4] The population density was 9.81 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.4/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference population count was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference total area was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

External links[edit]

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