Rautalampi

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Rautalampi
Municipality
Rautalammin kunta
Kivisalmi strait in Konnevesi/Rautavesi border
Kivisalmi strait in Konnevesi/Rautavesi border
Coat of arms of Rautalampi
Coat of arms
Location of Rautalampi in Finland
Location of Rautalampi in Finland
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Inner Savonia sub-region
Charter 1561
Government
 • Municipal manager Risto Niemelä
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 761.97 km2 (294.20 sq mi)
 • Land 538.98 km2 (208.10 sq mi)
 • Water 222.99 km2 (86.10 sq mi)
Area rank 157th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 3,292
 • Rank 229th largest in Finland
 • Density 6.11/km2 (15.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 14%
 • 15 to 64 59.5%
 • 65 or older 26.5%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.rautalampi.fi

Rautalampi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the former province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 3,292 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 761.97 square kilometres (294.20 sq mi) of which 222.99 km2 (86.10 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.11 inhabitants per square kilometre (15.8/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

National Park

Southern Konnevesi National Park was established in 2014. It is known for its prehistoric rock paintings.[6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  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.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Natural Features and History Of Southern Konnevesi National Park". Metsähallitus. 2015. Retrieved 17 August 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

External links

Media related to Rautalampi at Wikimedia Commons