Ruovesi

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Ruovesi
Municipality
Ruoveden kunta
Ruovesi kommun
Central Ruovesi
Central Ruovesi
Coat of arms of Ruovesi
Coat of arms
Location of Ruovesi in Finland
Location of Ruovesi in Finland
Coordinates: 61°59′N 024°04′E / 61.983°N 24.067°E / 61.983; 24.067Coordinates: 61°59′N 024°04′E / 61.983°N 24.067°E / 61.983; 24.067
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionUpper Pirkanmaa sub-region
Charter1565
Government
 • Municipal managerEeva Kyrönviita
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total950.16 km2 (366.86 sq mi)
 • Land776.18 km2 (299.68 sq mi)
 • Water173.97 km2 (67.17 sq mi)
Area rank108th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total4,368
 • Rank190th largest in Finland
 • Density5.63/km2 (14.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98.7% (official)
 • Swedish0.3%
 • Others1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1413.9%
 • 15 to 6458.9%
 • 65 or older27.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.ruovesi.fi

Ruovesi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Pirkanmaa region. The municipality has a population of 4,368 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 950.16 square kilometres (366.86 sq mi) of which 173.97 km2 (67.17 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.63 inhabitants per square kilometre (14.6/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Juupajoki, Mänttä-Vilppula, Orivesi, Tampere, Virrat and Ylöjärvi.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Helvetinjärvi National Park is located in Ruovesi. The biggest lake in the area of the municipality is Lake Ruovesi. The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

People born in Ruovesi[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]. 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 Ruovesi at Wikimedia Commons