Piippola

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Piippola
Village, former municipality
Piippolan kunta
Monument in Piippola, Finland, marking "The Center of Finland", erected in 1958
Monument in Piippola, Finland, marking "The Center of Finland", erected in 1958
Coat of arms of Piippola
Coat of arms
Location of Piippola in Finland
Location of Piippola in Finland
Coordinates: 64°11′N 025°58′E / 64.183°N 25.967°E / 64.183; 25.967Coordinates: 64°11′N 025°58′E / 64.183°N 25.967°E / 64.183; 25.967
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Siikalatva sub-region
Charter 1865
Consolidated 2009
Area[1]
 • Total 464.98 km2 (179.53 sq mi)
 • Land 455.7 km2 (175.9 sq mi)
 • Water 9.28 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population (2015-12-31)[2]
 • Total 550
 • Density 1.21/km2 (3.1/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Piippola is a village and a former municipality of Finland.

Piippola is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The village has a population of 550 (31 December 2015).[2] The former municipality covered an area of 464.98 km2 (179.53 sq mi) of which 9.28 km2 (3.58 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density was 2.75 inhabitants per square kilometre (7.1/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

The municipality was consolidated with Kestilä, Pulkkila and Rantsila on 1 January 2009 to form a new municipality of Siikalatva.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 27 March 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Taajamat väkiluvun ja väestöntiheyden mukaan 31 December 2015". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  3. ^ "Pohjois-Pohjanmaalle tulee uusi Siikalatvan kunta". YLE Uutiset (YLE News) (in Finnish). Yleisradio Oy. 2008-02-25. Retrieved 2008-08-03. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Piippola at Wikimedia Commons