Taipalsaari

Taipalsaari is a municipality of Finland.

Taipalsaari
Municipality
Taipalsaaren kunta
Taipalsaari kommun
Coat of arms of Taipalsaari
Coat of arms
Location of Taipalsaari in Finland
Location of Taipalsaari in Finland
Coordinates: 61°09.5′N 028°04′E / 61.1583°N 28.067°E / 61.1583; 28.067Coordinates: 61°09.5′N 028°04′E / 61.1583°N 28.067°E / 61.1583; 28.067
Country Finland
RegionSouth Karelia
Sub-regionLappeenranta sub-region
Charter1571
Government
 • Municipal managerJari Willman
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total761.94 km2 (294.19 sq mi)
 • Land345.07 km2 (133.23 sq mi)
 • Water416.88 km2 (160.96 sq mi)
Area rank224th largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-07-31)[2]
 • Total4,678
 • Rank181st largest in Finland
 • Density13.56/km2 (35.1/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish97.2% (official)
 • Swedish0.1%
 • Others2.7%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1419.3%
 • 15 to 6464.2%
 • 65 or older16.5%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]19.75%
ClimateDfc
Websitewww.taipalsaari.fi

It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the South Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 4,678 (31 July 2020)[2] and covers an area of 761.94 square kilometres (294.19 sq mi) of which 416.88 km2 (160.96 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 13.56 inhabitants per square kilometre (35.1/sq mi). Neighbouring municipalities are Lappeenranta, Lemi, Puumala, Ruokolahti and Savitaipale.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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]. Heinäkuu 2020" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  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 Taipalsaari at Wikimedia Commons