Sievi

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Sievi
Municipality
Sievin kunta
Sievi kommun
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Coat of arms
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Location of Sievi in Finland
Coordinates: 63°54′N024°31′E / 63.900°N 24.517°E / 63.900; 24.517 Coordinates: 63°54′N024°31′E / 63.900°N 24.517°E / 63.900; 24.517
CountryFlag of Finland.svg  Finland
Region North Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Ylivieska sub-region
Charter 1867
Government
  Municipal managerMarkku Koski 
Area
 (2018-01-01) [1]
  Total800.55 km2 (309.09 sq mi)
  Land787.33 km2 (303.99 sq mi)
  Water13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi)
Area rank 104th largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-07-31) [2]
  Total4,868
  Rank 175th largest in Finland
  Density6.18/km2 (16.0/sq mi)
Population by native language
[3]
   Finnish 98.9% (official)
   Swedish 0.2%
  Others0.9%
Population by age
[4]
  0 to 1427.7%
  15 to 6458.1%
  65 or older14.2%
Time zone UTC+02:00 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate [5] 21%
Website www.sievi.fi

Sievi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Oulu and is part of the North Ostrobothnia region. The municipality has a population of 4,868 (31 July 2020) [2] and covers an area of 800.55 square kilometres (309.09 sq mi) of which 13.55 km2 (5.23 sq mi) is water. [1] The population density is 6.18 inhabitants per square kilometre (16.0/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

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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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