Former town

Coat of arms

Location of Tuupovaara in Finland
Coordinates: 60°04′15″N 023°39′45″E / 60.07083°N 23.66250°E / 60.07083; 23.66250Coordinates: 60°04′15″N 023°39′45″E / 60.07083°N 23.66250°E / 60.07083; 23.66250
Country Finland
Region North Karelia
Founded 1910
  Total 661.34 km2 (255.34 sq mi)
  Land 604.79 km2 (233.51 sq mi)
  Water 56.55 km2 (21.83 sq mi)
Population (2004)
  Total 2,217
  Density 3.67/km2 (9.5/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Tuupovaara (Kovero until 1913) is a former municipality of Finland, located in the province of Eastern Finland. It was consolidated, together with Kiihtelysvaara, to municipality of Joensuu on January 1, 2005. The municipality had a population of 2,217 (2004) and covered an area of 661.34 km² of which 56.55 km² is water. The population density was 3.7 inhabitants per km².

The municipality was unilingually Finnish.

The famous rally driver Ari Vatanen was born in Tuupovaara in the 27th of April 1952.

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