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Savitaipale is a municipality of Finland.

Savitaipale
Municipality
Savitaipaleen kunta
Coat of arms of Savitaipale
Coat of arms
Location of Savitaipale in Finland
Location of Savitaipale in Finland
Coordinates: 61°12′N 027°41′E / 61.200°N 27.683°E / 61.200; 27.683Coordinates: 61°12′N 027°41′E / 61.200°N 27.683°E / 61.200; 27.683
Country Finland
RegionSouth Karelia
Sub-regionLappeenranta sub-region
Charter1639
Municipality1867
Government
 • Municipal managerTapio Iso-Mustajärvi
Area (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total690.56 km2 (266.63 sq mi)
 • Land539.74 km2 (208.39 sq mi)
 • Water150.81 km2 (58.23 sq mi)
Area rank160th largest in Finland
Population (2018-08-31)[2]
 • Total3,460
 • Rank211th largest in Finland
 • Density6.41/km2 (16.6/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish99.4% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 1412.6%
 • 15 to 6458.5%
 • 65 or older28.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20%
Websitewww.savitaipale.fi

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 3,460 (31 August 2018)[2] and covers an area of 690.56 square kilometres (266.63 sq mi) of which 150.81 km2 (58.23 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.41 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.6/sq mi).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku kuukausittain sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2018" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  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.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Savitaipale at Wikimedia Commons

 
Savitaipale Church