Old Vianta channel in Maaninka
Location of Maaninka in Finland
|• Municipal manager||Soile Lahti|
|• Total||575.13 km2 (222.06 sq mi)|
|• Land||466.51 km2 (180.12 sq mi)|
|• Water||108.62 km2 (41.94 sq mi)|
|• Density||6.5/km2 (17/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The municipality had a population of 3,747 (30 November 2014) and it covered an area of 575.13 square kilometres (222.06 sq mi) of which 108.62 square kilometres (41.94 sq mi) was water. The population density was 8.03 inhabitants per square kilometre (20.8/sq mi).
The municipality is mostly rugged forestland. The tallest waterfall in Finland, at 36 metres (118 ft) high, is located in Maaninka. The site, called Korkeakoski, has been a tourist site since the 19th century.
The municipality was unilingually Finnish.
People born in Maaninka
- Taavetti Lapveteläinen (1860–1919)
- Nestor Väänänen (1877–1930)
- Tahvo Hiekkaranta (1879–1947)
- Tatu Nissinen (1883–1966)
- Salomo Savolainen (1883–1964)
- Pentti Pekkarinen (1917–1975)
- Olavi Kuronen (1923–1989)
- Tuula Väätäinen (1955–)
- Jari Räsänen (1966–)
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 30.11.2014" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2014.
- Korkeakoski. Suomen vesiputoukset ("Waterfalls of Finland").
- Media related to Maaninka at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Maaninka – Official site (in Finnish)
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