Location of Tuupovaara in Finland
|• Total||661.34 km2 (255.34 sq mi)|
|• Land||604.79 km2 (233.51 sq mi)|
|• Water||56.55 km2 (21.83 sq mi)|
|• Density||3.67/km2 (9.5/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Tuupovaara (Kovero until 1913) is a former municipality of Finland, located in the province of Eastern Finland. It was consolidated, together with Kiihtelysvaara, to municipality of Joensuu on January 1, 2005. The municipality had a population of 2,217 (2004) and covered an area of 661.34 km² of which 56.55 km² is water. The population density was 3.7 inhabitants per km².
The municipality was unilingually Finnish.
The famous rally driver Ari Vatanen was born in Tuupovaara in the 27th of April 1952.
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