Pertunmaa

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Pertunmaa
Municipality
Pertunmaan kunta
Pertunmaa Church
Pertunmaa Church
Coat of arms of Pertunmaa
Coat of arms
Location of Pertunmaa in Finland
Location of Pertunmaa in Finland
Coordinates: 61°30′10″N 026°28′45″E / 61.50278°N 26.47917°E / 61.50278; 26.47917Coordinates: 61°30′10″N 026°28′45″E / 61.50278°N 26.47917°E / 61.50278; 26.47917
Country  Finland
Region Southern Savonia
Sub-region Mikkeli sub-region
Charter 1926
Government
 • Municipal manager Juha Torniainen
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 454.20 km2 (175.37 sq mi)
 • Land 374.48 km2 (144.59 sq mi)
 • Water 79.7 km2 (30.8 sq mi)
Area rank 207th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 1,766
 • Rank 277th largest in Finland
 • Density 4.72/km2 (12.2/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 13.6%
 • 15 to 64 58.7%
 • 65 or older 27.7%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.pertunmaa.fi

Pertunmaa is a municipality of Finland located in the province of Eastern Finland which is part of the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 1,766 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 454.20 square kilometres (175.37 sq mi) of which 79.7 km2 (30.8 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.72 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.2/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Hartola, Heinola, Hirvensalmi, Mäntyharju and Joutsa.

The language of the municipality is Finnish.

Culture[edit]

It's said that Pertunmaa's culture is mixed with these regions, Southern Savonia and Päijänne Tavastia.

Itä-Häme newspaper is published also in Pertunmaa.

Some villages[edit]

Kuortti, Lihavanpää, Mansikkamäki, Nipuli, Ruorasmäki, Joutsjärvi, Hölttä, Hartosenpää, Kuhajärvi, Karankamäki, and Kälkyttä.

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 "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017.  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. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Pertunmaa at Wikimedia Commons