Ruukki

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Ruukki
Former municipality
Ruukin kunta
Coat of arms of Ruukki
Coat of arms
Location of Ruukki in Finland
Location of Ruukki in Finland
Coordinates: 64°39′50″N 025°06′05″E / 64.66389°N 25.10139°E / 64.66389; 25.10139Coordinates: 64°39′50″N 025°06′05″E / 64.66389°N 25.10139°E / 64.66389; 25.10139
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Charter 1973
Consolidated 2007
Area[1]
 • Total 772.58 km2 (298.29 sq mi)
 • Land 766.79 km2 (296.06 sq mi)
 • Water 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population (2006-12-31)[2]
 • Total 4,505
 • Density 5.88/km2 (15.2/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ruukki is a former municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 4,505 (31 December 2006)[2] and covered an area of 772.58 square kilometres (298.29 sq mi) of which 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi) is water. The population density was 5.88 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.2/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

In 2007 municipality of Ruukki joined together with Siikajoki.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2006" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2006". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 1 April 2010. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ruukki at Wikimedia Commons