Teuva

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Teuva

Östermark
Municipality
Teuvan kunta
Östermarks kommun
Municipal office
Municipal office
Coat of arms of Teuva
Coat of arms
Location of Teuva in Finland
Location of Teuva in Finland
Coordinates: 62°29′10″N 21°44′50″E / 62.48611°N 21.74722°E / 62.48611; 21.74722Coordinates: 62°29′10″N 21°44′50″E / 62.48611°N 21.74722°E / 62.48611; 21.74722
Country Finland
RegionSouth Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionSuupohja sub-region
Charter1868
Government
 • Municipal managerErkki Nevanperä
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total556.05 km2 (214.69 sq mi)
 • Land554.66 km2 (214.16 sq mi)
 • Water1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi)
Area rank154th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total5,166
 • Rank166th largest in Finland
 • Density9.31/km2 (24.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.1% (official)
 • Swedish0.4%
 • Others0.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1414.8%
 • 15 to 6460.2%
 • 65 or older25%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.teuva.fi

Teuva (Swedish: Östermark) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the South Ostrobothnia region. The population of Teuva is 5,166 (31 January 2019)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 554.66 km2 (214.16 sq mi) of which 1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2018).[1] The population density is 9.31/km2 (24.1/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

History[edit]

In August 2010, more than fifty pocket-sized saunas were gathered on a lakeside within Teuva for the fifth annual Mobile Sauna Festival. Some six-thousand visitors attended the festival, doubling the population of Teuva for the weekend.[6][7]

Villages[edit]

Horo, Horonkylä,[8] Kauppila, Kirkonkylä, Komsi, Korvenkylä, Luovankylä, Nori, Perälä, Piikkilänkylä, Riippi, Salonpää and Äystö.[9]

Notable individuals[edit]

Fictional individuals from Teuva[edit]

  • Teuvan Tiltu
  • Tsiisus Nieminen, singer from Teuva on Kingi[10]

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.
  6. ^ "Mobile Sauna Festival in Teuva, Finland". the Guardian. 2010-08-10. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  7. ^ POV. "Finlands Mobile Sauna Festival | Steam of Life | POV | PBS". Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  8. ^ "Tulevaisuus Teuvalla". www.teuva.fi. Archived from the original on 2016-08-14. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  9. ^ "Äystö - Valoisa yrittäjäkylä | Äystö". www.aysto.fi. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  10. ^ "Tsiisus Nieminen". Retrieved 2016-07-21.

External links[edit]

Media related to Teuva at Wikimedia Commons