Toivakka

Toivakka is a municipality of Finland.

Toivakka
Municipality
Toivakan kunta
Toivakka kommun
Toivakka Church
Toivakka Church
Coat of arms of Toivakka
Location of Toivakka in Finland
Location of Toivakka in Finland
Coordinates: 62°06′N 026°05′E / 62.100°N 26.083°E / 62.100; 26.083Coordinates: 62°06′N 026°05′E / 62.100°N 26.083°E / 62.100; 26.083
Country Finland
RegionCentral Finland
Sub-regionJyväskylä sub-region
Charter1910
Government
 • Municipal managerErkki Pyökkimies
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total413.94 km2 (159.82 sq mi)
 • Land361.50 km2 (139.58 sq mi)
 • Water52.44 km2 (20.25 sq mi)
Area rank212th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[2]
 • Total2,408
 • Rank243rd largest in Finland
 • Density6.66/km2 (17.2/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.5% (official)
 • Others0.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1418.7%
 • 15 to 6453.1%
 • 65 or older28.2%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21%
Websitewww.toivakka.fi

It is located in the Central Finland region, near Jyväskylä. The municipality has a population of 2,408 (31 March 2021)[6] and covers an area of 413.94 square kilometres (159.82 sq mi) of which 52.44 km2 (20.25 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.66 inhabitants per square kilometre (17.2/sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Hankasalmi, Joutsa, Jyväskylä, Kangasniemi, Laukaa and Muurame.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

NatureEdit

There are altogether 82 lakes in Toivakka.[citation needed] The biggest lakes are Päijänne, Maunonen and Palosenjärvi.[citation needed]

The largest forest tree and the deepest inland water point in Finland are both located in Toivakka.

TwinningsEdit

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  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 (1-year) and sex by area and the regional division of each statistical reference year, 2003-2020". StatFin. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  5. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2006". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2010.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Sõprussuhted" (in Estonian). Kambja vald. Archived from the original on 14 September 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2012.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Toivakka at Wikimedia Commons