Tuusniemi

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Tuusniemi
Municipality
Tuusniemen kunta
Coat of arms of Tuusniemi
Coat of arms
Location of Tuusniemi in Finland
Location of Tuusniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°48.5′N 028°29.5′E / 62.8083°N 28.4917°E / 62.8083; 28.4917Coordinates: 62°48.5′N 028°29.5′E / 62.8083°N 28.4917°E / 62.8083; 28.4917
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Northeastern Savonia sub-region
Charter 1870
Government
 • Municipal manager Jouni Perälä
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 699.43 km2 (270.05 sq mi)
 • Land 543.28 km2 (209.76 sq mi)
 • Water 156.15 km2 (60.29 sq mi)
Area rank 157th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 2,598
 • Rank 241st largest in Finland
 • Density 4.78/km2 (12.4/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.3% (official)
 • Others 0.6%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.4%
 • 15 to 64 61.4%
 • 65 or older 26.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.tuusniemi.fi

Tuusniemi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,598 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 699.43 square kilometres (270.05 sq mi) of which 156.15 km2 (60.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.78 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.4/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Heinävesi, Juankoski, Kaavi, Kuopio, Leppävirta and Outokumpu.

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 "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  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]

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