Kiuruvesi is a town and municipality of Finland located in the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 7,758[2] and covers an area of 1,422.90 square kilometres (549.38 sq mi) of which 94.79 km2 (36.60 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 5.84 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.1/sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Iisalmi, Pielavesi, Pyhäjärvi, Pyhäntä and Vieremä. The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Kiuruveden kaupunki
Kiuruvesi stad
Aerial photograph of Kiuruvesi
Coat of arms of Kiuruvesi
Location of Kiuruvesi in Finland
Location of Kiuruvesi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°39′N 026°37′E / 63.650°N 26.617°E / 63.650; 26.617Coordinates: 63°39′N 026°37′E / 63.650°N 26.617°E / 63.650; 26.617
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Savonia
Sub-regionUpper Savonia
Town privileges1993
 • Town managerJuha-Pekka Rusanen
 • Total1,422.90 km2 (549.38 sq mi)
 • Land1,328.11 km2 (512.79 sq mi)
 • Water94.79 km2 (36.60 sq mi)
 • Rank51st largest in Finland
 • Total7,758
 • Rank126th largest in Finland
 • Density5.84/km2 (15.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.2% (official)
 • Others0.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1414.5%
 • 15 to 6454.4%
 • 65 or older31.1%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21.75%

The educational department takes part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

Notable residentsEdit


Results of the 2011 Finnish parliamentary election in Kiuruvesi:

See alsoEdit


  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*-2021M12*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 February 2022.
  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 Kiuruvesi at Wikimedia Commons