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Kitee
Toun
Kiteen kaupunki
Kitee Church

Coat of arms
Location o Kitee in Finland
Coordinates: 62°06′N 030°08′E / 62.100°N 30.133°E / 62.100; 30.133
Kintra Finland
Region North Karelie
Sub-region Middle Karelia sub-region
Chairter 1631
Ceety richts 1992
Government
 • Toun manager Kirsi Hämäläinen
Area(2011-01-01)[1]
 • Total 1,141.31 km2 (440.66 sq mi)
 • Land 865.70 km2 (334.25 sq mi)
 • Water 275.61 km2 (106.41 sq mi)
Area rank 99t lairgest in Finland
Population (2013-08-31)[2]
 • Total 9,083
 • Rank 115t lairgest in Finland
 • Density 0/km2 (0/sq mi)
Population bi native leid[3]
 • Finnish 97.6% (official)
 • Swadish 0.1%
 • Ithers 2.3%
Population bi age[4]
 • 0 tae 14 13.8%
 • 15 tae 64 64.3%
 • 65 or older 21.9%
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipal tax rate[5] 21.25%
Website www.kitee.fi

Kitee (Swadish: Kides‎) is a toun an a municipality o Finland.

It is locatit in the province o Eastren Finland an is pairt o the North Karelie region. The municipality haes a population o 9,083 (31 August 2013)[2] an covers an aurie o 1,141.31 square kilometres (440.66 sq mi) o which 275.61 km2 (106.41 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is [convert: invalid number].

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Sangwriter/keybuirdist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, drummer Jukka Nevalainen, umwhile bassist Sami Vänskä an umwhile vocalist Tarja Turunen o the symphonic metal baund Nightwish are frae Kitee.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Area by municipality as of 1 Januar 2011" (PDF) (in Finnish and Swedish). Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 9 Mairch 2011. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "VÄESTÖTIETOJÄRJESTELMÄ REKISTERITILANNE 31.8.2013" (in Finnish and Swedish). Population Register Center of Finland. Retrieved 15 September 2013. 
  3. "Population according to language and the number of foreigners and land area km2 by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 29 Mairch 2009. 
  4. "Population according to age and gender by area as of 31 Dizember 2008". Statistics Finland's PX-Web databases. Statistics Finland. Retrieved 28 Apryle 2009. 
  5. "List of municipal and parish tax rates in 2011". Tax Administration of Finland. 29 November 2010. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2011. 

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