Kihniö

Kihniö is a municipality of Finland.

Kihniö
Municipality
Kihniön kunta
Kihniö kommun
Kihniö kirkko 2012.JPG
Coat of arms of Kihniö
Coat of arms
Location of Kihniö in Finland
Location of Kihniö in Finland
Coordinates: 62°12′30″N 023°10′45″E / 62.20833°N 23.17917°E / 62.20833; 23.17917Coordinates: 62°12′30″N 023°10′45″E / 62.20833°N 23.17917°E / 62.20833; 23.17917
Country Finland
RegionPirkanmaa
Sub-regionNorth Western Pirkanmaa
Charter1920
Government
 • Municipal managerPetri Liukku
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total390.50 km2 (150.77 sq mi)
 • Land357.11 km2 (137.88 sq mi)
 • Water33.39 km2 (12.89 sq mi)
Area rank215th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[2]
 • Total1,814
 • Rank270th largest in Finland
 • Density5.08/km2 (13.2/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.4% (official)
 • Others0.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1411.9%
 • 15 to 6453.4%
 • 65 or older34.7%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21.5%
Websitewww.kihnio.fi

It is located in the region of Pirkanmaa. The municipality has a population of 1,814 (31 March 2021)[2] and covers an area of 390.50 square kilometres (150.77 sq mi) of which 33.39 km2 (12.89 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.08 inhabitants per square kilometre (13.2/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

PoliticsEdit

Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Kihniö:

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 Kihniö at Wikimedia Commons