Lestijärvi

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Lestijärvi
Municipality
Lestijärven kunta
Coat of arms of Lestijärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Lestijärvi in Finland
Location of Lestijärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°31.5′N 024°40′E / 63.5250°N 24.667°E / 63.5250; 24.667Coordinates: 63°31.5′N 024°40′E / 63.5250°N 24.667°E / 63.5250; 24.667
Country  Finland
Region Central Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Kaustinen sub-region
Government
 • Municipal manager Esko Ahonen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 480.65 km2 (185.58 sq mi)
 • Land 480.69 km2 (185.60 sq mi)
 • Water 78.37 km2 (30.26 sq mi)
Area rank 180th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 804
 • Rank 304th largest in Finland
 • Density 1.67/km2 (4.3/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.3% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 1.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 15%
 • 15 to 64 62%
 • 65 or older 23%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.lestijarvi.fi

Lestijärvi is a municipality of Finland. There is also the Lake Lestijärvi in the area.

Lestijärvi is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 804 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 480.65 square kilometres (185.58 sq mi) of which 78.37 km2 (30.26 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.67 inhabitants per square kilometre (4.3/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Lestijärvi[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. 

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