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 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 761.98 km2 (294.20 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 (2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total 3,225
 • Rank 219th largest in Finland
 • Density 5.98/km2 (15.5/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 UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
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 3,225 (31 August 2018)[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 5.98 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.5/sq mi).

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

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

National Park

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

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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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