Location of Joutsa in Finland
|Coordinates: 61°44.5′N 026°07′E / 61.7417°N 26.117°ECoordinates: 61°44.5′N 026°07′E / 61.7417°N 26.117°E|
|• Municipal manager||Harri Nissinen|
|• Total||1,066.42 km2 (411.75 sq mi)|
|• Land||867.17 km2 (334.82 sq mi)|
|• Water||199.25 km2 (76.93 sq mi)|
|Area rank||105th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||189th largest in Finland|
|• Density||5.39/km2 (14.0/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.9% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||12.6%|
|• 15 to 64||60.2%|
|• 65 or older||27.2%|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Municipal tax rate||19.5%|
It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. The municipality has a population of 4,677 (31 March 2016) and covers an area of 1,066.42 square kilometres (411.75 sq mi) of which 199.25 km2 (76.93 sq mi) is water. The population density is 5.39 inhabitants per square kilometre (14.0/sq mi).
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
Nature and Culture
- Joutsan seutu is published in Joutsa and Luhanka.
Sahticulture in Joutsa is known by Joutsan sahti.
- Joutsa bus station in the late 1950s
- Lake Suontee in Joutsa
- Forest at Leivonmäki
- Forest at Leivonmäki
- Lake Suontee from Marjotaipaleentie
- A village in Leivonmäki
- Koskikara nature trail
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
- "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.
- "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.
- "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
- "Joutsa". Järviwiki. Finland's Environmental Administration. 2012. Retrieved 27 February 2012.
- "Suomen kuntien ystävyyskunnat" (in Finnish). Embassy of Finland in Estonia. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
- "Ystävyyskunnat" (PDF) (in Finnish). Pohjola-Norden. Retrieved 7 May 2012.
Media related to Joutsa at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Joutsa – Official website, finnish