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Joroinen (Swedish: Jorois) is a municipality of Finland.

It is located in the Southern Savonia region. The municipality has a population of 4,984 (31 August 2017)[2] and covers an area of 711.76 square kilometres (274.81 sq mi) of which 136.3 km2 (52.6 sq mi) is water.[1] The population density is 8.66 inhabitants per square kilometre (22.4/sq mi).

Neighbouring municipalities are Juva, Leppävirta, Pieksämäki, Rantasalmi and Varkaus.

The municipality is unilingually Finnish.

Varkaus Airport is located in Joroinen.

Joroinen has the biggest frisbeegolf course in Finland with 36 fixed tracks.[6][7]

Joroinen is often called Paris of the Savonia because in the 1700s the people of the manor spoke mainly French.[8]

Some villages

  • Joroisniemi
  • Järvikylä
  • Kaijonkylä
  • Kaitainen
  • Katisenlahti
  • Kerisalo
  • Kerisalonsaari
  • Kotkatlahti
  • Kurkela
  • Kuvansi
  • Koskenkylä
  • Lahnalahti
  • Maavesi
  • Montola
  • Ruokojärvi
  • Ruokoniemi
  • Tahkoranta

Historic manor houses of the area [9]

  • Frugård
  • Hoviniemi
  • Joroisniemi, Braseborg
  • Juhanala
  • Järvikylä
  • Karhulahti
  • Korhola
  • Koskenhovi
  • Kotkanhovi
  • Paajala, Örnevik
  • Pasala
  • Puomila
  • Räisälänranta
  • Stendal
  • Torstila
  • Tuomaala
  • Virrantalo
  • Vättilä

International relations

Twin towns — sister cities

Joroinen is twinned with:

References

  1. ^ a b "Area of Finnish Municipalities 1.1.2018" (PDF). National Land Survey of Finland. Retrieved 30 January 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "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. 
  6. ^ Pallonen, Kalle. "Joroisiin rakenteilla Suomen suurin frisbeegolf-rata". Yle Uutiset (in Finnish). Yle Uutiset. Yle Uutiset. 
  7. ^ "Kotkatharjun ulkoilualue - Radat - Frisbeegolfradat.fi". Frisbeegolfradat.fi (in Finnish). 
  8. ^ Nykänen, Helmi. "Joroisissa on itsetunto kohdillaan: "Savon Pariisi on aika korskean komea titteli omittavaksi"". Yle Uutiset (in Finnish). 
  9. ^ "Herrasväen asuinpaikat - Eteläsavon kartanot ja kartanoiksi kutsutut". kirjasto.mikkeli.fi. 

External links

Media related to Joroinen at Wikimedia Commons