Lake Kesänki at Ylläs
Location of Kolari in Finland
|Coordinates: 67°19′50″N 023°46′40″E / 67.33056°N 23.77778°ECoordinates: 67°19′50″N 023°46′40″E / 67.33056°N 23.77778°E|
|Sub-region||Fell Lapland sub-region|
|• Municipal manager||Heikki Havanka|
|• Total||2,617.76 km2 (1,010.72 sq mi)|
|• Land||2,558.61 km2 (987.88 sq mi)|
|• Water||59.15 km2 (22.84 sq mi)|
|Area rank||27th largest in Finland|
|• Rank||225th largest in Finland|
|• Density||1.51/km2 (3.9/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||98.5% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 0 to 14||13.1%|
|• 15 to 64||66.6%|
|• 65 or older||20.2%|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Municipal tax rate||20%|
It is located in the province of Lapland. The municipality has a population of 3,853 (31 March 2016) and covers an area of 2,617.76 square kilometres (1,010.72 sq mi) of which 59.15 km2 (22.84 sq mi) is water. The population density is 1.51 inhabitants per square kilometre (3.9/sq mi). Kolari railway station is the northernmost station in Finland.
The municipality is unilingually Finnish.
Ylläs, one of the most popular ski resorts in Finland, is located in Kolari. The area also features the country's largest bog with a thousand-year-old forest.
- "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.
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