Teuvan kunta

Coat of arms

Location of Teuva in Finland
Coordinates: 62°29′10″N 21°44′50″E / 62.48611°N 21.74722°E / 62.48611; 21.74722Coordinates: 62°29′10″N 21°44′50″E / 62.48611°N 21.74722°E / 62.48611; 21.74722
Country Finland
Region Southern Ostrobothnia
Sub-region Suupohja sub-region
Charter 1868
  Municipal manager Erkki Nevanperä
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
  Total 556.01 km2 (214.68 sq mi)
  Land 554.66 km2 (214.16 sq mi)
  Water 1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi)
Area rank 213th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
  Total 5,459
  Rank 166th largest in Finland
  Density 9.84/km2 (25.5/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
  Finnish 99.1% (official)
  Swedish 0.4%
  Others 0.5%
Population by age[4]
  0 to 14 14.8%
  15 to 64 60.2%
  65 or older 25%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 20.5%
Website www.teuva.fi

Teuva (Swedish: Östermark) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Southern Ostrobothnia region. The population of Teuva is 5,459 (31 March 2016)[2] and the municipality covers an area of 554.66 km2 (214.16 sq mi) of which 1.35 km2 (0.52 sq mi) is inland water (1 January 2011).[1] The population density is 9.84/km2 (25.5/sq mi).

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


In August 2010, more than fifty pocket-sized saunas were gathered on a lakeside within Teuva for the fifth annual Mobile Sauna Festival. Some six-thousand visitors attended the festival, doubling the population of Teuva for the weekend.[6][7]

In 2014, K-9 units, local volunteers, a Frontier Guard helicopter and other emergency services took part in a search for a six-year-old girl, Eva, who was reported missing. To date, Eeva's whereabouts remain unknown.[8]


Horo, Horonkylä,[8][9] Kauppila, Kirkonkylä, Komsi, Korvenkylä, Luovankylä, Nori, Perälä, Piikkilänkylä, Riippi, Salonpää and Äystö.[10]

Notable individuals

Fictional individuals from Teuva


  1. 1 2 "Area by municipality as of 1 January 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. 1 2 "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, maaliskuu.2016" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  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.
  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.
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2011.
  6. "Mobile Sauna Festival in Teuva, Finland". the Guardian. 2010-08-10. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  7. POV. "Finlands Mobile Sauna Festival | Steam of Life | POV | PBS". Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  8. 1 2 "Search on for missing 6 year-old girl". Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  9. "Tulevaisuus Teuvalla". www.teuva.fi. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  10. "Äystö - Valoisa yrittäjäkylä | Äystö". www.aysto.fi. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  11. "Tsiisus Nieminen". Retrieved 2016-07-21.

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