Tuusniemen kunta

Coat of arms

Location of Tuusniemi in Finland
Coordinates: 62°48.5′N 028°29.5′E / 62.8083°N 28.4917°E / 62.8083; 28.4917Coordinates: 62°48.5′N 028°29.5′E / 62.8083°N 28.4917°E / 62.8083; 28.4917
Country Finland
Region Northern Savonia
Sub-region Northeastern Savonia sub-region
Charter 1870
  Municipal manager Jouni Perälä
Area (2011-01-01)[1]
  Total 699.43 km2 (270.05 sq mi)
  Land 543.28 km2 (209.76 sq mi)
  Water 156.15 km2 (60.29 sq mi)
Area rank 176th largest in Finland
Population (2016-03-31)[2]
  Total 2,694
  Rank 256th largest in Finland
  Density 4.96/km2 (12.8/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
  Finnish 99.3% (official)
  Others 0.6%
Population by age[4]
  0 to 14 12.4%
  15 to 64 61.4%
  65 or older 26.2%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.75%
Website www.tuusniemi.fi

Tuusniemi is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the Northern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 2,694 (31 March 2016)[2] and covers an area of 699.43 square kilometres (270.05 sq mi) of which 156.15 km2 (60.29 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 4.96 inhabitants per square kilometre (12.8/sq mi).

Neighbour municipalities are Heinävesi, Juankoski, Kaavi, Kuopio, Leppävirta and Outokumpu.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.


  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.

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