Karvia is a municipality of Finland founded in 1865.

Karvia
Municipality
Karvian kunta
Karvia kommun
Coat of arms of Karvia
Location of Karvia in Finland
Location of Karvia in Finland
Coordinates: 62°08′N 022°33.5′E / 62.133°N 22.5583°E / 62.133; 22.5583Coordinates: 62°08′N 022°33.5′E / 62.133°N 22.5583°E / 62.133; 22.5583
Country Finland
RegionSatakunta
Sub-regionPohjois-Satakunta sub-region
Charter1865
Government
 • Municipal managerTarja Hosiasluoma
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total519.90 km2 (200.73 sq mi)
 • Land501.90 km2 (193.78 sq mi)
 • Water17.9 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Area rank175th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[2]
 • Total2,309
 • Rank247th largest in Finland
 • Density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish98.8% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others1.1%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1412%
 • 15 to 6453.4%
 • 65 or older34.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
ClimateDfc
Websitewww.karvia.fi

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Satakunta region. The population of Karvia is 2,309 (31 March 2021)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 501.90 km2 (193.78 sq mi) of which 17.90 km2 (6.91 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2018).[1] The population density is 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi).

Twin town of Karvia is Viru-Nigula in Estonia since 1994.

ReferencesEdit

  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 linksEdit

  Media related to Karvia at Wikimedia Commons