Kitee

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Kitee
Toun
Kiteen kaupunki
Kitee Church
Kitee Church
Coat of airms o Kitee
Coat airms
Location o Kitee in Finland
Location o Kitee in Finland
Coordinates: 62°06′N 030°08′E / 62.100°N 30.133°E / 62.100; 30.133Coordinates: 62°06′N 030°08′E / 62.100°N 30.133°E / 62.100; 30.133
Kintra Finland
RegionNorth Karelie
Sub-regionMiddle Karelia sub-region
Chairter1631
Ceety richts1992
Govrenment
 • Toun managerKirsi Hämäläinen
Area
 (2018-01-01)[1]
 • Total1724.41 km2 (665.80 sq mi)
 • Laund865.70 km2 (334.25 sq mi)
 • Water275.61 km2 (106.41 sq mi)
Area rank57t lairgest in Finland
Population
 (2019-01-31)[2]
 • Total10,336
 • Rank92nt lairgest in Finland
 • Density11.94/km2 (30.9/sq mi)
Population bi native leid
 • Finnish97.6% (offeecial)
 • Swadish0.1%
 • Ithers2.3%
Population by age
 • 0 tae 1413.8%
 • 15 tae 6464.3%
 • 65 or aulder21.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Municipal tax rate[5]21.25%
Websitewww.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 10,336 (31 Januar 2019)[2] an covers an aurie o 1,724.41 square kilometre (665.80 sq mi) o which 275.61 km2 (106.41 sq mi) is watter.[1] The population densitie is 11.94 inhabitants per square kilometre (30.9/sq mi).

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. a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 Januar 2018.
  2. a b "Suomen virallinen tilasto (SVT): Väestön ennakkotilasto [verkkojulkaisu]. Tammikuu 2019" (in Finnish). Statistics Finland. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2019.
  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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