Location of Teuva in Finland
|Coordinates: 62°29′10″N 21°44′50″E / 62.48611°N 21.74722°ECoordinates: 62°29′10″N 21°44′50″E / 62.48611°N 21.74722°E|
|• Municipal manager||Erkki Nevanperä|
|• 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|
|• Rank||166th largest in Finland|
|• Density||9.84/km2 (25.5/sq mi)|
|Population by native language|
|• Finnish||99.1% (official)|
|Population by age|
|• 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||20.5%|
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) 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). 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.
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.
- Antti Rajamäki, sprinter
- Aulis Ranta-Muotio, politician
- Elonkerjuu, rock band
- Helge Saarikoski, politician and Member of Parliament
- Jorma Mattinen, professor and rector at the Åbo Akademi University from 2005-2014
- Jukka Rauhala, Olympic wrestler
- Lauri Ingman, theologian, bishop, politician and twice Prime Minister of Finland
- Mirjam Tuokkola, archer
- Nicole, a band
- Oiva Ketonen, philosopher, writer, academic and professor
- Otto Syreeni, businessman
- Pauli Nevala, javelin thrower
- Severi Savonen, professor
- Simo Korpela, poet and priest
Fictional individuals from Teuva
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- "Mobile Sauna Festival in Teuva, Finland". the Guardian. 2010-08-10. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
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- "Search on for missing 6 year-old girl". Retrieved 2016-07-21.
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- "Äystö - Valoisa yrittäjäkylä | Äystö". www.aysto.fi. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
- "Tsiisus Nieminen". Retrieved 2016-07-21.
Media related to Teuva at Wikimedia Commons
- Municipality of Teuva – Official website