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Rautavaaran kunta
Savontie road in Rautavaara
Savontie road in Rautavaara
Coat of arms of Rautavaara
Coat of arms
Location of Rautavaara in Finland
Location of Rautavaara in Finland
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Northeastern Savonia sub-region
Charter 1874
 • Municipal manager Matti Matikainen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,234.96 km2 (476.82 sq mi)
 • Land 1,150.87 km2 (444.35 sq mi)
 • Water 84.09 km2 (32.47 sq mi)
Area rank 92nd largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 1,734
 • Rank 298th largest in Finland
 • Density 1.51/km2 (3.9/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.7% (official)
 • Swedish 0.1%
 • Others 0.3%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 11%
 • 15 to 64 58.5%
 • 65 or older 30.4%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20%
Website www.rautavaara.fi

Rautavaara is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 1,734 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 1,234.96 square kilometres (476.82 sq mi) of which 84.09 km2 (32.47 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 1.51 inhabitants per square kilometre (3.9/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


  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>

External links

Media related to Rautavaara at Wikimedia Commons