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Tervon kunta
Coat of arms of Tervo
Coat of arms
Location of Tervo in Finland
Location of Tervo in Finland
Country  Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Inner Savonia sub-region
Charter 1926
 • Municipal manager Olli-Pekka Salminen
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 494.23 km2 (190.82 sq mi)
 • Land 347.71 km2 (134.25 sq mi)
 • Water 146.52 km2 (56.57 sq mi)
Area rank 235th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
 • Total 1,617
 • Rank 302nd largest in Finland
 • Density 4.65/km2 (12.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.1% (official)
 • Others 0.9%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 11.5%
 • 15 to 64 61.4%
 • 65 or older 27.1%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.tervo.fi

Tervo 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 1,617 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 494.23 square kilometres (190.82 sq mi) of which 146.52 km2 (56.57 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.65 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.0/sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Keitele, Kuopio, Maaninka, Pielavesi, Rautalampi, Suonenjoki and Vesanto. 30% of area is covered by water. There is summer cottages as much as households.

Marco Hietala, the bass player for Nightwish is from Tervo.

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 Tervo at Wikimedia Commons