Ranua

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Ranua
Municipality
Ranuan kunta
Ranua Church
Ranua Church
Coat of arms of Ranua
Coat of arms
Location of Ranua in Finland
Location of Ranua in Finland
Coordinates: 65°56′N 026°31′E / 65.933°N 26.517°E / 65.933; 26.517Coordinates: 65°56′N 026°31′E / 65.933°N 26.517°E / 65.933; 26.517
Country  Finland
Region Lapland
Sub-region Rovaniemi sub-region
Charter 1917
Government
 • Municipal manager Kimmo Sarapää
Area (2016-01-01)[1]
 • Total 3,453.88 km2 (1,333.55 sq mi)
 • Land 3,453.73 km2 (1,333.49 sq mi)
 • Water 241.09 km2 (93.09 sq mi)
Area rank 14th largest in Finland
Population (2017-08-31)[2]
 • Total 3,996
 • Rank 201st largest in Finland
 • Density 1.16/km2 (3.0/sq mi)
Population by native language[3]
 • Finnish 99.8% (official)
 • Others 0.2%
Population by age[4]
 • 0 to 14 20.6%
 • 15 to 64 60.5%
 • 65 or older 18.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 19.25%
Website www.ranua.fi

Ranua is a municipality in Finland. As of 2013, almost 4,200 people lived there. Neighbouring municipalities are Ii, Simo, Tervola, Rovaniemi, Posio and Pudasjärvi. As of January 2014, there were almost 4,150 people living in Ranua.

Lakes[change | change source]

Simojärvi, Näskäjärvi, Penämönjärvi, Impiönjärvi and Ranuanjärvi. There is also many smaller lakes in the area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population density by area 1.1.2016". Statistics Finland. Retrieved 12 February 2017. 
  2. "Ennakkoväkiluku sukupuolen mukaan alueittain, elokuu 2017" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 18 October 2017. 
  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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