Valtimo

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Valtimo
Municipality
Valtimon kunta
Valtimo Church
Valtimo Church
Coat of arms of Valtimo
Coat of arms
Location of Valtimo in Finland
Location of Valtimo in Finland
Coordinates: 63°40.8′N 028°49′E / 63.6800°N 28.817°E / 63.6800; 28.817Coordinates: 63°40.8′N 028°49′E / 63.6800°N 28.817°E / 63.6800; 28.817
Country  Finland
Region North Karelia
Sub-region Pielinen sub-region
Charter 1910
Government
 • Municipal manager Leena Mustonen
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 800.31 km2 (309.00 sq mi)
 • Land 800.35 km2 (309.02 sq mi)
 • Water 37.75 km2 (14.58 sq mi)
Area rank 99th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 2,310
 • Rank 256th largest in Finland
 • Density 2.89/km2 (7.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.5% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.4%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12%
 • 15 to 64 62.1%
 • 65 or older 26%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 18.25%
Website www.valtimo.fi

Valtimo (literally "artery") is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 2,310 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 800.31 square kilometres (309.00 sq mi) of which 37.75 km2 (14.58 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.89 inhabitants per square kilometre (7.5/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Nurmes, Rautavaara and Sotkamo.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Places in Valtimo[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016. 
  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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