Tuusniemi

Tuusniemi is a municipality of Finland. It is located in the North Savo region, 59 kilometres (37 mi) east of Kuopio. The municipality has a population of 2,435 (31 March 2021)[3] and covers an area of 699.43 square kilometres (270.05 sq mi) of which 156.15 km2 (60.29 sq mi) is water.[2] The population density is 4.48 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.6/sq mi)

Tuusniemi
Municipality
Tuusniemen kunta
Tuusniemi kommun
Coat of arms of Tuusniemi
Coat of arms
Location of Tuusniemi in Finland
Location of Tuusniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°48.5′N 028°29.5′E / 62.8083°N 28.4917°E / 62.8083; 28.4917Coordinates: 62°48.5′N 028°29.5′E / 62.8083°N 28.4917°E / 62.8083; 28.4917
Country Finland
RegionNorth Savo
Sub-regionNorth Eastern Savonia
Charter1870
Government
 • Municipal managerTimo Kiviluoma [1]
Area
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total699.43 km2 (270.05 sq mi)
 • Land543.28 km2 (209.76 sq mi)
 • Water156.15 km2 (60.29 sq mi)
Area rank157th largest in Finland
Population
 (2021-03-31)[3]
 • Total2,435
 • Rank242nd largest in Finland
 • Density4.48/km2 (11.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.3% (official)
 • Others0.6%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1410%
 • 15 to 6453.4%
 • 65 or older36.6%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[6]22%
Websitewww.tuusniemi.fi

Neighbour municipalities are Heinävesi, Juankoski, Kaavi, Kuopio, Leppävirta and Outokumpu.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

PeopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tuusniemen kunnanjohtajaksi Timo Kiviluoma, 5 September, 2017, Yle
  2. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Preliminary population structure by area, 2021M01*-2021M03*". StatFin (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2021.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2021" (PDF). Tax Administration of Finland. 1 December 2020. Retrieved 10 April 2021.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Tuusniemi at Wikimedia Commons