Kortesjärvi

Kortesjärvi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated, together with Alahärmä and Ylihärmä, to Kauhava on 1 January 2009.

Kortesjärvi
Former municipality
Kortesjärven kunta
Kortesjärvi kommun
Kortesjärvi Church
Kortesjärvi Church
Coat of arms of Kortesjärvi
Coat of arms
Location of Kortesjärvi in Finland
Location of Kortesjärvi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°18′N 023°09.5′E / 63.300°N 23.1583°E / 63.300; 23.1583Coordinates: 63°18′N 023°09.5′E / 63.300°N 23.1583°E / 63.300; 23.1583
CountryFinland
RegionSouthern Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionJärviseutu sub-region
Founded1865
Consolidated2009
Area
 • Total333.51 km2 (128.77 sq mi)
 • Land323.7 km2 (125.0 sq mi)
 • Water9.81 km2 (3.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2008-12-31)[2]
 • Total2,275
 • Density6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality had a population of 2,275 (as of 31 December 2008)[3] and covered a land area of 323.70 square kilometres (124.98 sq mi).[4] The population density was 9.81 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.4/sq mi).

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2008" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2008". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 20 January 2011.
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference population count was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ Cite error: The named reference total area was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

External linksEdit

  Media related to Kortesjärvi at Wikimedia Commons