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Lumijoki (meaning "Snow River"[6]) is a municipality of Finland.

Lumijoki
Municipality
Lumijoen kunta
Lumijoki kommun
Lumijoki Lutheran Church
Lumijoki Lutheran Church
Coat of arms of Lumijoki
Coat of arms
Location of Lumijoki in Finland
Location of Lumijoki in Finland
Coordinates: 64°50.2′N 025°11.2′E / 64.8367°N 25.1867°E / 64.8367; 25.1867Coordinates: 64°50.2′N 025°11.2′E / 64.8367°N 25.1867°E / 64.8367; 25.1867
Country Finland
RegionNorthern Ostrobothnia
Sub-regionOulu sub-region
Charter1867
Government
 • Municipal managerPaula Karsi-Ruokolainen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total290.29 km2 (112.08 sq mi)
 • Land213.19 km2 (82.31 sq mi)
 • Water77.1 km2 (29.8 sq mi)
Area rank259th largest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total2,058
 • Rank267th largest in Finland
 • Density9.65/km2 (25.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.4% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1428.2%
 • 15 to 6457.7%
 • 65 or older14.1%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.lumijoki.fi

It is located in the Northern Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 2,058 (31 January 2019)[2] and covers an area of 290.29 square kilometres (112.08 sq mi) of which 77.1 km2 (29.8 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 9.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (25.0/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  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 and gender by area as of 31 December 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 April 2009.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  6. ^ https://translate.google.com/#fi%7Cen%7Clumijoki%0A
  7. ^ http://www.stat.fi/meta/luokitukset/kielisuhde/001-2012/luokitusavain_teksti.txt[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit

  Media related to Lumijoki at Wikimedia Commons