Vesanto

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Vesanto
Municipality
Vesannon kunta
Coat of arms of Vesanto
Coat of arms
Location of Vesanto in Finland
Location of Vesanto in Finland
Coordinates: 62°56′N 026°25′E / 62.933°N 26.417°E / 62.933; 26.417Coordinates: 62°56′N 026°25′E / 62.933°N 26.417°E / 62.933; 26.417
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Inner Savonia sub-region
Charter 1871
Government
 • Municipal manager Pasi Lievonen
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total 569.80 km2 (220.00 sq mi)
 • Land 422.60 km2 (163.17 sq mi)
 • Water 147.1 km2 (56.8 sq mi)
Area rank 198th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 2,114
 • Rank 263rd largest in Finland
 • Density 5/km2 (10/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Swedish 0.2%
 • Others 0.7%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.6%
 • 15 to 64 58.2%
 • 65 or older 29.2%
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.vesanto.fi

Vesanto 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 2,114 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 569.80 square kilometres (220.00 sq mi) of which 147.1 km2 (56.8 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5 inhabitants per square kilometre (13/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Keitele, Konnevesi, Rautalampi, Tervo, Viitasaari and Äänekoski.

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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