Suomenniemi is a former municipality of Finland. It was consolidated with Mikkeli on 1 January 2013.

Former municipality
Suomenniemen kunta
Suomenniemi kommun
The church in Suomenniemi
The church in Suomenniemi
Coat of arms of Suomenniemi
Location of Suomenniemi in Finland
Location of Suomenniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 61°19.5′N 027°27′E / 61.3250°N 27.450°E / 61.3250; 27.450Coordinates: 61°19.5′N 027°27′E / 61.3250°N 27.450°E / 61.3250; 27.450
RegionSouth Savo
 • Municipal managerAnne Ukkonen
 • Total362.96 km2 (140.14 sq mi)
 • Land283.72 km2 (109.54 sq mi)
 • Water79.24 km2 (30.59 sq mi)
 (31 December 2012)[2]
 • Total763
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

It was located in the province of Southern Finland and was part of the South Karelia region. The municipality had a population of 763 (31 December 2012)[2] and covered an area of 362.96 square kilometres (140.14 sq mi) of which 79.24 km2 (30.59 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 2.6893/km2 (6.965/sq mi). The municipality had the smallest population of the Finnish mainland. With the merger to Mikkeli, Suomenniemi became part of South Savo region and Eastern Finland with regard to state administration.

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.[3]

People born in SuomenniemiEdit


  1. ^ a b "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. ^ a b "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
  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.[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit

  Media related to Suomenniemi at Wikimedia Commons