Varpaisjärvi

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Varpaisjärvi
Former municipality
Varpaisjärven kunta
Coat of arms of Varpaisjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Varpaisjärvi in Finland
Location of Varpaisjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°21.5′N 027°45.5′E / 63.3583°N 27.7583°E / 63.3583; 27.7583Coordinates: 63°21.5′N 027°45.5′E / 63.3583°N 27.7583°E / 63.3583; 27.7583
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Upper Savonia sub-region
Charter 1911
Consolidated 2011
Government
 • Municipal manager Heikki Airaksinen
Area[1]
 • Total 533.20 km2 (205.87 sq mi)
 • Land 483.02 km2 (186.50 sq mi)
 • Water 50.18 km2 (19.37 sq mi)
Elevation 109 m (358 ft)
Population (2010-10-31)[2]
 • Total 2,899
 • Density 6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 98.9% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14.9%
 • 15 to 64 60.3%
 • 65 or older 24.8%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Website www.varpaisjarvi.fi

Varpaisjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with the municipality of Lapinlahti on January 1, 2011.[5]

The municipality was located in the Northern Savonia region in the province of Eastern Finland. It had a population of 2,899 (31 October 2010)[2] and covered a land area of 483.02 square kilometres (186.50 sq mi).[1] The population density was 6.00 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.5/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2010" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 23 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by municipality as of 31 October 2010". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2010-12-27. Retrieved 16 December 2010. 
  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. [permanent dead link]
  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. [permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "1.1.2011 yhdistyvien kuntien uudet nimet". Kunnat.net (in Finnish). Helsinki: Suomen Kuntaliitto. 2 July 2010. Retrieved January 1, 2011. 

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