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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
Region South Karelia
Sub-region Lappeenranta sub-region
Charter 1639
Municipality 1867
Government
 • Municipal manager Tapio Iso-Mustajärvi
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 539.57 km2 (208.33 sq mi)
 • Land 539.74 km2 (208.39 sq mi)
 • Water 150.81 km2 (58.23 sq mi)
Area rank 160th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 3,517
 • Rank 211th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.52/km2 (16.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.4% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 12.6%
 • 15 to 64 58.5%
 • 65 or older 28.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.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 3,517 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 539.57 square kilometres (208.33 sq mi) of which 150.81 km2 (58.23 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.52 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.9/sq mi).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  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