Rautalampi

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Rautalampi
Municipality
Rautalammin kunta
Rautalampi kommun
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
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionInner Savonia sub-region
Charter1561
Government
 • Municipal managerRisto Niemelä
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total761.98 km2 (294.20 sq mi)
 • Land538.98 km2 (208.10 sq mi)
 • Water222.99 km2 (86.10 sq mi)
Area rank161st largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-07-31)[2]
 • Total3,097
 • Rank216th largest in Finland
 • Density5.75/km2 (14.9/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.9%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1414%
 • 15 to 6459.5%
 • 65 or older26.5%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.rautalampi.fi

Rautalampi (literally means "iron pond") is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,097 (31 July 2020)[2] and covers an area of 761.98 square kilometres (294.20 sq mi) of which 222.99 km2 (86.10 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.75 inhabitants per square kilometre (14.9/sq mi). The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Neighbouring municipalities are Hankasalmi, Konnevesi, Pieksämäki, Suonenjoki, Tervo and Vesanto. The distance from Rautalampi to Kuopio is about 70 kilometers.

National Park[edit]

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

Notable people[edit]

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 "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Heinäkuu 2020" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  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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