Kihniö is a municipality of Finland.

Kihniön kunta
Kihniö kommun
Kihniö kirkko 2012.JPG
Coat of arms of Kihniö
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; 23.17917
Country Finland
Sub-regionNorth Western Pirkanmaa
 • Municipal managerPetri Liukku
 • Total390.50 km2 (150.77 sq mi)
 • Land357.11 km2 (137.88 sq mi)
 • Water33.39 km2 (12.89 sq mi)
 • Rank215th largest in Finland
 • Total1,765
 • Rank270th largest in Finland
 • Density4.94/km2 (12.8/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)

It is located in the region of Pirkanmaa. The municipality has a population of 1,765 (28 February 2023)[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 4.94 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.8/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Kihniö:

Results of the 2021 Finnish municipal elections, resulted in the True Finns being the largest group on the Kihniö council, in Kihniö.[6]


  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, 2022M01*-2023M02*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 4 April 2023.
  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. ^ a b "Luettelo kuntien ja seurakuntien tuloveroprosenteista vuonna 2023". Tax Administration of Finland. 14 November 2022. Retrieved 7 May 2023.
  6. ^ "Finns Party gains, NCP top as turnout dips in Finnish local elections".

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kihniö at Wikimedia Commons