Toivakka

Finland Jyväskylä Joutsa
Toivakka
Municipality
Toivakan kunta
Toivakka kommun
Toivakka Church
Toivakka Church
Coat of arms of Toivakka
Coat of arms
Location of Toivakka in Finland
Location of Toivakka in Finland
Coordinates: 62°06′N 026°05′E / 62.100°N 26.083°E / 62.100; 26.083Coordinates: 62°06′N 026°05′E / 62.100°N 26.083°E / 62.100; 26.083
Country Finland
RegionCentral Finland
Sub-regionJyväskylä sub-region
Charter1910
Government
 • Municipal managerErkki Pyökkimies
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total413.94 km2 (159.82 sq mi)
 • Land361.50 km2 (139.58 sq mi)
 • Water52.44 km2 (20.25 sq mi)
Area rank212th largest in Finland
Population
 (2020-07-31)[2]
 • Total2,406
 • Rank244th largest in Finland
 • Density6.66/km2 (17.2/sq mi)
Population by native language
 • Finnish99.5% (official)
 • Others0.5%
Population by age
 • 0 to 1416.3%
 • 15 to 6463%
 • 65 or older20.7%
Time zoneUTC+02:00 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+03:00 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]20.5%
Websitewww.toivakka.fi

Toivakka is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Central Finland region, near Jyväskylä. The municipality has a population of 2,406 (31 July 2020)[6] and covers an area of 413.94 square kilometres (159.82 sq mi) of which 52.44 km2 (20.25 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 6.66 inhabitants per square kilometre (17.2/sq mi). Neighbour municipalities are Hankasalmi, Joutsa, Jyväskylä, Kangasniemi, Laukaa and Muurame.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Nature

There are altogether 82 lakes in Toivakka.[citation needed] The biggest lakes are Päijänne, Maunonen and Palosenjärvi.[citation needed]

The largest forest tree and the deepest inland water point in Finland are both located in Toivakka.

Twinnings

Gallery

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Heinäkuu 2020" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 13 September 2020.
  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. ^ "Population by municipality as of 31 December 2006". Population Information System (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 2 May 2010.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Sõprussuhted" (in Estonian). Kambja vald. Archived from the original on 14 September 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2012.