Keitele

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Keitele
Municipality
Keiteleen kunta
Keitele kommun
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Coat of arms
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Location of Keitele in Finland
Coordinates: 63°10.7′N026°21′E / 63.1783°N 26.350°E / 63.1783; 26.350 Coordinates: 63°10.7′N026°21′E / 63.1783°N 26.350°E / 63.1783; 26.350
CountryFlag of Finland.svg  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Upper Savonia
Charter 1879
Government
  Municipal managerHanna Helaste
Area
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total578.30 km2 (223.28 sq mi)
  Land481.80 km2 (186.02 sq mi)
  Water96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi)
Area rank 179th largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-07-31) [2]
  Total2,162
  Rank 253rd largest in Finland
  Density4.49/km2 (11.6/sq mi)
Population by native language
[3]
   Finnish 99.2% (official)
   Swedish 0.1%
  Others0.7%
Population by age
[4]
  0 to 1413%
  15 to 6462.2%
  65 or older24.8%
Time zone UTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Postal code
72600
Area code(s) 017
Municipal tax rate [5] 18.5%
Website www.keitele.fi (in Finnish)

Keitele is a municipality of Finland.

It is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,162 (31 July 2020) [2] and covers an area of 578.30 square kilometres (223.28 sq mi) of which 96.59 km2 (37.29 sq mi) is water. [1] The population density is 4.49 inhabitants per square kilometre (11.6/sq mi).

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Neighbour municipalities are Pielavesi, Pihtipudas, Tervo, Vesanto and Viitasaari.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

People born in Keitele

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References

  1. 1 2 "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. 1 2 "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.

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