Rautavaara

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Rautavaara
Municipality
Rautavaaran kunta
Rautavaara kommun
Savontie road in Rautavaara
Savontie road in Rautavaara
Coat of arms of Rautavaara
Coat of arms
Location of Rautavaara in Finland
Location of Rautavaara in Finland
Coordinates: 63°29.7′N 028°18′E / 63.4950°N 28.300°E / 63.4950; 28.300Coordinates: 63°29.7′N 028°18′E / 63.4950°N 28.300°E / 63.4950; 28.300
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionNortheastern Savonia sub-region
Charter1874
Government
 • Municipal managerMatti Matikainen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1,235.26 km2 (476.94 sq mi)
 • Land1,150.87 km2 (444.35 sq mi)
 • Water84.09 km2 (32.47 sq mi)
Area rank66th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total1,646
 • Rank280th largest in Finland
 • Density1.43/km2 (3.7/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.7% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.3%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1411%
 • 15 to 6458.5%
 • 65 or older30.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Websitewww.rautavaara.fi

Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 1,646 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 1,235.26 square kilometres (476.94 sq mi) of which 84.09 km2 (32.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.43 inhabitants per square kilometre (3.7/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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 Rautavaara at Wikimedia Commons

The belfry of Rautavaara