Vesanto

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Vesanto
Municipality
Vesannon kunta
Vesanto kommun
Coat of arms of Vesanto
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
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionInner Savonia sub-region
Charter1871
Government
 • Municipal managerPasi Lievonen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total569.80 km2 (220.00 sq mi)
 • Land422.60 km2 (163.17 sq mi)
 • Water147.1 km2 (56.8 sq mi)
Area rank198th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[2]
 • Total1,965
 • Rank264th largest in Finland
 • Density4.65/km2 (12.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.1% (official)
 • Swedish0.2%
 • Others0.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 149.1%
 • 15 to 6448.5%
 • 65 or older42.4%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]22%
Websitewww.vesanto.fi

Vesanto is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 1,965 (31 March 2021)[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 4.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.0/sq mi).

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

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People[edit]

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 "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

External links[edit]

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