Rautalampi

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Rautalampi
Municipality
Rautalammin kunta
Kivisalmi strait in Konnevesi/Rautavesi border
Kivisalmi strait in Konnevesi/Rautavesi border
Coat of arms of Rautalampi
Coat of arms
Location of Rautalampi in Finland
Location of Rautalampi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°37.3′N 026°50′E / 62.6217°N 26.833°E / 62.6217; 26.833Coordinates: 62°37.3′N 026°50′E / 62.6217°N 26.833°E / 62.6217; 26.833
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Inner Savonia sub-region
Charter 1561
Government
 • Municipal manager Risto Niemelä
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 538.93 km2 (208.08 sq mi)
 • Land 538.98 km2 (208.10 sq mi)
 • Water 222.99 km2 (86.10 sq mi)
Area rank 161st largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 3,292
 • Rank 219th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.11/km2 (15.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14%
 • 15 to 64 59.5%
 • 65 or older 26.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.rautalampi.fi

Rautalampi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the former province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,292 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 538.93 square kilometres (208.08 sq mi) of which 222.99 km2 (86.10 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.11 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.8/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Hankasalmi, Konnevesi, Pieksämäki, Suonenjoki, Tervo and Vesanto.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

National Park[edit]

Southern Konnevesi National Park was established in 2014. It is known for its prehistoric rock paintings.[6]

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. 
  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. 
  6. ^ "Natural Features and History Of Southern Konnevesi National Park". Metsähallitus. 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015. 

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