Haukipudas

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Haukipudas
Municipality
Haukiputaan kunta
Haukipudas kommun
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The church and the belfry of Haukipudas
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Coat of arms
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Location of Haukipudas in Finland
Coordinates: 65°11′N025°21′E / 65.183°N 25.350°E / 65.183; 25.350 Coordinates: 65°11′N025°21′E / 65.183°N 25.350°E / 65.183; 25.350
Country Finland
Region Northern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Oulu sub-region
Charter 1866
Government
  Municipality manager Jarmo Ronkainen
Area
[1]
  Total1,023.62 km2 (395.22 sq mi)
  Land798.67 km2 (308.37 sq mi)
  Water224.95 km2 (86.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2012) [2]
  Total19,053
  Density19/km2 (48/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Website www.haukipudas.fi

Haukipudas is a town and former municipality of Finland. It is located in the province of Oulu and part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region. Its shore runs along the Gulf of Bothnia, with the river Kiiminkijoki running through the province. Along with Kiiminki, Oulunsalo and Yli-Ii municipalities it was merged with the city of Oulu on 1 January 2013.

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The municipality had a population of 19,053 (31 December 2012) [2] and covered an area of 1,023.62 km2 (395.22 sq mi) of which 224.95 km2 (86.85 sq mi) is water. [1] The population density is

The municipality was unilingually Finnish. [3]

There were 16 villages in Haukipudas: Kirkonkylä, Santaholma, Ukonkaivos, Martinniemi, Asemakylä, Onkamo, Halosenniemi, Holstinmäki, Häyrysenniemi, Jokikylä, Kalimeenkylä, Kello, Kiviniemi, Parkumäki, Takkuranta and Virpiniemi.

The educational department took part in Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2013 in Finland.

Local sights

Islands located off the Gulf of Bothnia

The following is a compilation of some of the islands of Haukipudas located just off the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia:

Hanhikari, Hietakari, Hoikka-Hiue, Iso-Hiue, Iso-Miehikkä, Isonkivenletto, Kaasamatala (Hiuvet), Kattilankalla, Kellon Kraaseli, Kintasletto, Kotakari, Kriisinkivi, Kropsu, Laitakari, Lemmonletto, Länsiletto, Lönkytin, Mustakari, Mustakari (Martinniemi), Nimetön, Pallonen, Pensaskari, Pikku-Miehikkä, Pulkkisenmatala, Puukkoletto, Rapakari, Rivinletto (Kaasamatala), Santapankki, Satakarinletto, Ulko-Pallonen, Välikari, Ykskivi, Väliletto, Äijänkumpele.

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