Location of Kesälahti in Finland
|Coordinates: 61°53.5′N 029°50′E / 61.8917°N 29.833°ECoordinates: 61°53.5′N 029°50′E / 61.8917°N 29.833°E|
|Sub-region||Central Karelia sub-region|
|• Municipal manager||Jorma Turunen|
|• Total||583.08 km2 (225.13 sq mi)|
|• Land||387.89 km2 (149.77 sq mi)|
|• Water||195.19 km2 (75.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||6/km2 (20/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. The municipality has a population of 2,326 (31 December 2012) and covers an area of 583.08 square kilometres (225.13 sq mi) of which 195.19 km2 (75.36 sq mi) is water. The population density is 5.9965/km2 (15.531/sq mi).
The municipality was unilingually Finnish. The municipality has previously also been known as "Kesälax" in Swedish documents, but is today referred to as "Kesälahti" also in Swedish.
- "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.1.2012" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 11 February 2014.
- "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.
Media related to Kesälahti at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Kesälahti – Official website (Finnish)